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Sunni Islam


What's The Difference Between Shia And Sunni Islam?


The Sunni and Shia divide explained - in 90 seconds


What's the Difference Between Sunni and Shiite Muslims?


Sunni versus Shia explained


What Is Sufism And Can It Stop Radical Islam?

Sunni Islam is the largest denomination of Islam. Its name comes from the word Sunnah, referring to the exemplary behaviour of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims arose from a disagreement over the choice of Muhammad's successor and subsequently acquired broader political significance, as well as theological and juridical dimensions.
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  • History 

  • Adherents 

  • Jurisprudence 

  • Pillars of ''iman'' 

  • Theological traditions 

  • Sunni mysticism 

  • Sunni view of ''hadith''