HREK00037U Sufism: historical and contemporary perspectives

Volume 2016/2017

BA-studieordning for det centrale fag i Religionsvidenskab, 2015

BA tilvalgsstudieordning, gymnasierettet, 2015

BA-studieordning for det centrale fag i Religionsvidenskab, 2010

BA tilvalg-studieordning i Religionsvidenskab, 2007

KA- studieordning i Religionshistori, 2008

KA-studieordning i Religionssociologi, 2008

KA-sidefag i Religionssociologi, 2008


In this course we study the development and expressions of Sufism throughout history, including the contemporary period: its various developmental phases; significant actors and movements; ritual, textual and artistic traditions; as well as the significance ascribed to Sufi thought and practice in different societies and periods. Various appropriations of Sufi ideas and concepts for political uses will be considered, as will the reception of Sufism by non-Muslims. Course literature will include textbook material, studies of particular Sufi communities and expressions, as well as material produced within Sufi environments throughout the centuries.

Student essays can be written on a large variety of topics.


Students of this course can also attend the course in Project management and exam preperation, however this course will be tought in danish. For more info:

Learning Outcome

BA 2015-studieordning:
Valgfrit område (fagelementkode HRVB00061E)
Valgfrit område med sprogudøvning (fagelementkode HRVB00081E)
Bachelorprojekt (fagelementkode HRVB00091E)

BA 2010-studieordning:
Valgfrit område (fagelementkode HREB00311E)
Bachelorprojekt (fagelementkode HREB00351E)

BA tilvalg 2007-studieordning:
Religionsanalytisk område A (fagelementkode HREB10091E )
Religionsanalytisk område B (fagelementkode HREB10101E )

BA tilvalg 2015-studieordning, gymnasierettet
Valgfrit område med sprogudøvning (fagelemenkode  HRVB10121E)

KA Religionshistorie 2008-studieordning:
Speciel Religionshistorie valgfag A (fagelementkode HRHK03661E )
Speciel Religionshistorie valgfag B (fagelementkode HRHK03671E )

KA Religionssociologi 2008-studieordning:
Særligt studeret område 1 (HRSK03431E)
Særligt studeret område 2 (HRSK03491E)
Særlig studeret område: religion og politik: (fagelementkode HRSK03441E)
Særlig studeret område: regional religionssociologi (fagelementkode HRSK03481E)
Formidling (fagelementkode HRSK03471E)

KA-sidefag Religionsvidenskab 2008-studieordning:
Valgfrit originalsprogsemne (fagelementkode HREK03031E)

In Absalon

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 356,5
  • Total
  • 412,5