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-Milal wa al-Nihal – Wikidata

Retrieved from ” https: If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where 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. It just states what they are. WikiProject Religious texts Template: This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale.

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WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature. This book gives a general account of aal-milal religions that existed upto his time.


You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. WikiProject Religious al-milzl Religious texts articles Religion portal. This book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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

Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from? The rest of your comment, I al-milsl know what you’re talking about.

This page was last edited on 25 Julyat WikiProject Middle Ages Template: Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. It does not accept or deny basic al-mulal of any 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. They are just aa collection of all existing knowledge.

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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 article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale.

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That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion. Please participate by al-milsl this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Views Read Edit New section View history. This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale.