Philosophy and Mysticism: Jewish and Islamic Perspectives

GRS RN 638

  • Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings
  • Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy
  • Writing-Intensive Course

A thematic introduction to mysticism and philosophy, with a focus on the dynamics of religious experience. Readings will be drawn from medieval Jewish and Islamic philosophy; Sufi mysticism and philosophy; Kabbalah, Sufi poetry, Hebrew poetry from the Golden Age of Muslim Spain. Effective Fall 2023, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing- Intensive Course, Global Citizenship and Intercultural Literacy, Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings.

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Lobel REL 404 TR 2:00 pm-3:15 pm Mts w/CAS RN338
Mts w/CAS JS348
Mts w/CAS PH495
Mts w/STH TT811

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