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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WikiProject Religious texts Template: It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion. This page was last edited ao-milal 25 Julyat This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature. This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale.

Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. That’s why its taken to be one of al-nihla earliest books written on comparative religion. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani.


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Al-Milal Wa-Al-Nihal. Book of Religious and Philosophical Sects

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This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”.

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You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from? They are just a collection of all existing knowledge. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.

Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: 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. Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1. It just states what they are.