Harvard Islam Course (Day 7): Sufi & Ismaili Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur’an and Islamic Art

Harvard’s free online course on Islam and the Qur’an continues this week, with Day 7 focusing on the Spiritual Interpretations of the Qur’an – through Sufism, Ismaili Ta’wil, and Islamic Art. The readings on Day 7 cover the following:

  1. How the Qur’an serves as the Foundation for Islamic Spirituality
  2. Ismaili Muslim spiritual interpretation (ta’wil) of the Qur’an, focused on the inner meaning of the “Six Days of Creation”
  3. A Sample of Esoteric Qur’an commentary from Sufi Mystics
  4. The Role of Islamic Art in Spirituality

Register for this free Online Course here: https://www.edx.org/course/islam-through-its-scriptures-harvardx-hds-3221-4x

Harvard Islam Course (Day 7): Sufi & Ismaili Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur'an and Islamic Art
Ismaili Ta’wil

Harvard Islam Course (Day 7): Sufi & Ismaili Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur'an and Islamic Art

Harvard Islam Course (Day 7): Sufi & Ismaili Esoteric Interpretation of the Qur'an and Islamic Art
Shii Islam Chart

 

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