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Unformatted text preview: â–¡ Sunni (85%) s The Shia Muslims believe that following the Prophet Muhammad's death, leadership should have passed directly to his cousin/son-in-law, Ali â–¡ Shia Muslims have not recognized the authority of elected Muslim leaders â–¡ Shi'ite (Shia) s Difference lies in who was believed to take leadership after the death of Muhammad â—‹ Types of Muslims â€¢ The Arabic word "Jihad" means struggling or striving and applies to any effort exerted by anyone â—‹ Continual inner struggle for submission to Allah â—‹ Idea of this as Holy "war" is accepted by very few â—‹ Jihad â€¢ Islam Monday, February 25, 2008 12:42 PM Class Page 1 Class Page 2...
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- Spring '08
- Islam, Ali Shia Muslims, God Sunnis Muslims, Islamic nation Shi'ite, Qur'an Holy scripture, Muhammad Sunni