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 article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale. This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale. Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1. Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place.


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Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from? 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 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. 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. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles.

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I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. 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. Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. Al-ilal just states what they are. This article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. Like, say, an encyclopedia does.

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

It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.

They are just a collection of all existing knowledge. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion.