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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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.

Talk:Al-Milal wa al-Nihal

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.

Al-hihal why its taken to be one of the earliest books written on comparative religion. Whether Shahrastani was a Sunni or not is disputed in the first place.

I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani. The rest of your comment, I don’t know what you’re talking about. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time.


Al-Milal wa al-Nihal – Wikidata

Like, say, an encyclopedia does. Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from?

Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. They are just a collection of all existing knowledge.

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

Ws book was, in the same vein, a collection of the “doctrinal opinions of all the world’s people”. It does not accept or deny basic tenets of any religion.

It just states what they are. This is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature.

You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. WikiProject Religious texts Template: WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles Religion portal.

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