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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al-Shahrastani ( of Al Milal wa Al Nihal)

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Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. Retrieved from ” https: The very reason why this book is renowned is because its written from al-nihaal NPOV; it presents a historical and philosophical study of religions without critically analysing them.

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If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Where does 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.

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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.

WikiProject Religious texts Template: Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.


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This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1. Like, say, an encyclopedia does.