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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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.

Like, say, an encyclopedia does.

Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. They are just a collection of all existing knowledge. Al-milwl does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from?

Views Read Edit New section View history. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.


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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 article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale. WikiProject Religious texts Template: WikiProject Middle Ages Template: WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. Retrieved from ” https: The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about.

Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1. It just states what they are.

That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to al-milwl a stub. This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale.


Alm-ilal 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.

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This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion.

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

This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat