In episode 1 Kemal Korucu introduces Sufism and discusses some basic definitions of Sufism.
Exploring Sufism is a series of classes on the definition, source and history of Sufism as a spiritual dimension of Islam. Examples of Sufi influence on Muslim art, music, science and culture with a look at the solutions Sufi teachings provide to current crises.
Host Kemal Korucu received a BS in Computer Science from GSU and started a software development company where he still serves as its President. He has served on the boards of several nonprofit organization including the Istanbul Center and The Atlantic Institute, where he currently serves as its Vice President. The text, “Emerald Hills of The Heart: Key Concepts in Sufism, Volumes 1 – 4” are referenced in the class.