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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If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. It is true that the book is not about Sunni Islam, but it is written from a Sunni pov, and those al-niyal the articles in those categories. The very reason why this book is renowned is because its written from aal-nihal NPOV; it presents a historical and philosophical study of religions without critically analysing them.

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I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale. 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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This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Like, say, an encyclopedia does. It just states what they are.

It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.

This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”.


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

WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.

That’s why its taken to be one of al-niha earliest books written on comparative religion. The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place.

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