Thats right it does incorporate similar ideas etc.....Originally Posted by Shemsu Elohim
Why is it considered the "Third Science"?(i.e. what are the First Two?)
1. Fiqh: Legal matters which are obligatory for a Muslim practicing their Islam.
2. Aqida: Islamic Ideology & Spirituality (how you incorporate these practices and if you believe in that which is necessary), what/how you believe....your 'Iman
3. Tassawuf (Mastering this on a higher level away from wordly desires, yet not detaching yourself from the world totally) i.e spiritual perfection