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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 is not a Sunni book on Islamic studies and its wrong to categorise it strictly under Islamic literature. I guess then, that you haven’t read much on Shahrastani.

It is true that the book is not about Sunni Islam, but it is ql-nihal from a Sunni pov, and those are the articles in those categories.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Where does the question of denying God’s existence and apostasy come from? It does al-njhal accept or deny basic tenets of any religion. 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.


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

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

They are just a collection of all existing knowledge. WikiProject Religious texts Religious texts articles. This book gives a general account of all religions that existed upto his time. This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project’s quality scale. It just states what they are.

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Encyclopedias do not have to accept or deny anything. Like, say, an encyclopedia does. You don’t put tags that are irrelevant just to jumpstart a stub. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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

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