Divisions & Splinter Groups
What does the Qur'an say about sectarian violence?
What does the Qur'an say about sectarian violence in Islam?
What's the Difference Between Shia and Sunni Muslims?
Both Sunni and Shia Muslims share the most fundamental Islamic beliefs and articles of faith. The differences between these two main sub-groups within Islam initially stemmed not from spiritual differences, but political ones.