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Islam Splits. Over who should succeed Muhammad after his death in 632. The Muslim world splits into 2 groups:. The Sunnis (pronounced SU-knees) The Shiites (pronounced SHEE-eye-ts). The Sunnis (SU-knees). Believe that any good Muslim can be a caliph or leader

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islam splits

Islam Splits

Over who should succeed Muhammad after his death in 632.

the muslim world splits into 2 groups
The Muslim world splits into 2 groups:
  • The Sunnis (pronounced SU-knees)
  • The Shiites (pronounced SHEE-eye-ts)
the sunnis su knees
The Sunnis (SU-knees)
  • Believe that any good Muslim can be a caliph or leader
  • They make up 90% of all Muslims today.
the shiites shee eye ts
The Shiites (SHEE-eye-ts)
  • Believe that Ali, Muhammad’s son-in-law and cousin should have succeed Muhammad and that all future rulers should be from this bloodline. (Sharing the blood of Muhammad from Ali, his cousin, and Fatima, his daughter.
  • Only 10% of the Muslim population is Shiite. Mostly in the countries of Iran and Iraq.
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Over time these two groups have developed other differences in the way the worship and in some of their beliefs.