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.

al-mila, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. WikiProject Religious texts Template: Like, say, an encyclopedia does.


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.

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