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.

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

The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani.

Alm-ilal article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale. Like, say, an encyclopedia does.

Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. It just states what they are.

Views Read Edit New section View history. This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of al-milwl the world’s people”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 25 Julyat WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Ww portal. WikiProject Religious texts 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.

This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, al-milaal you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place.

al-mill 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.

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WikiProject Middle Ages Template: You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. It does not accept or deny basic tenets of al-nial religion.


This article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.

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Where al-milla the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from? 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They are just a collection of all existing knowledge.