Hadith and Sufism
Lecture no. 32 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Islamic Hadith recounts the actions and sayings of Muhammad. Study the sources and composition of this revered body of texts, and observe how they provide guidance on essential matters of Muslim life. Also encounter the superlative poetry of Sufism, Islam’s mystical tradition, which employs refined spiritual practices to reach direct union with God.