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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Like, say, an encyclopedia does. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale.

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

The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of al-milao tasks. It just states what they are.


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

WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. WikiProject Religious texts Al-nihsl Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1.

Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Al-nnihal portal. 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?

al-Shahrastani ( of Al Milal wa Al Nihal)

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They are just a collection of all existing al-mikal. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time. Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. 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. The very reason why this book is renowned is because its written from all-milal NPOV; it presents a historical and philosophical study of religions without critically analysing them.


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. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature. Views Read Edit New section View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Al-nuhal Policy.