Kitab al-milal wa-al-nihal: Book of Religious and Philosophical Sects (2 volumes in Arabic, with English title pages and prefatory matter; London: Printed for the. Al-Milal Wa-Al-Nihal. Book of Religious and Philosophical Sects. Muhammad Ibn Abd Al-Karim Shahrastani. Society for the Publication of Oriental Texts (). Explore collections and stories from around the world with Google Arts & Culture.
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This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.
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Views Read Edit New section View history. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1. This article has al-millal rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale. That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion.
Religion portal v t e This article is within the scope of WikiProject Religious textsa joint subproject of WikiProject Religion and WikiProject Booksand a project to improve Wikipedia’s articles on Religious texts -related subjects. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. It just states what they are.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 25 Julyat I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani.
This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal. This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale.
The very reason why this book is renowned is because its written from a NPOV; it presents a historical and philosophical study of religions without critically analysing them.
They are just a collection of all existing knowledge.
The rest of al-mihal comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from?
Al-Milal Wa-Al-Nihal. Book of Religious and Philosophical Sects
This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature. It does not accept or deny basic al-niual of any religion.
WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. Encyclopedias do not have aal-nihal accept or deny anything. This article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale. It is true that the book is not about Sunni Islam, but it is written from a Sunni pov, and those are the articles in those categories.