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Questions pertaining to interactions between Sh'ites and Sunni, and explicit differences of opinion between the two. Please use in conjunction with both [shiism] and [sunni]

Shi'a and Sunni Islam have a long (and in many cases violent) history of conflict and difference of opinion. Questions under this tag would commonly be about either seminal schismatic events between Shi'ites and Sunnis (e.g. the Battle of Jamal) or for explaining major doctrinal differences between the two.

Please use in conjunction with and , as a courtesy to those only following those tags.


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