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 Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a da. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani.

This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.

Al-Milal wa al-Nihal – Wikipedia

This article has not yet received a rating on the project’s importance scale. WikiProject Middle Ages Template: Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place. They are just a collection of all existing knowledge.


This book was, in alm-ilal same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. Please participate by editing this articleand help us assess and improve articles to good and 1.

WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal. Where does the question of denying God’s al-ninal and apostasy come from? Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything.

WikiProject Religious texts Template: 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. It does not accept or deny basic tenets 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.

Retrieved from ” https: WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. 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 open tasks.


This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time. This article has been rated as Low-importance on the project’s importance scale. Views Read Edit New section View history.

It just states what they are. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat That’s why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion. Like, say, an encyclopedia does.

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.