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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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.

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WikiProject Al-mioal texts Template: WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. 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. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal. Like, say, an encyclopedia does.

Retrieved from ” https: I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat 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 al-niha, gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub.

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

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That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion. Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from?

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This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where al-niyal can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about.

It just states what they are. Views Read Edit New section View history.