Sunni/Shi'a Similarities/Differences: respond to the following religion question

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Apart from the major disagreements over who should have succeeded Prophet Muhammad after his death, identify at least two continuing difference and two similarities between Sunni Islam and Shi'a Islam.

Oct 21st, 2017

1. Both believe in Islam and the Prophet Muhammad

2. Both believe that The Holy Quran is Allah's revealed book.

Disagreement:

Shia's place more importance to Imams - some even giving them  more importance than to the prophet Muhammad

Sunni do not approve of the excessive flagellation and excessive crying at the martyrdom of Ali.

Nov 30th, 2014

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