Shiaism And Sunnism

I would like what are the commonalities between Shiaism and sunnism. The best it can be said is Shias are 'Muhids" but not Muslims. If we wish to increase the number of Muslims the it is a political issue and not religious one?

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Further On Shia Scholars And Science Of Hadith

Thank you very much for taking out time and helping me with your detailed and satisfactory reply. Thank you very much for assuming my follow-up question and answering that too.

1.Do you mean that those Ahadith that are narrated by Imam Jafar Sadiq are sahih provided they are neither against the Quran nor defaming any of the Companions?

2.How and why Banu-Umayyah stopped people from narrating from Imam Jafar Sadiq and Imam Baqir? At this time I have a very soft and positive corner for Banu-Umayyah. I am not very much impressed by or attracted towards Banu-Abbas. So, please, help correct my line of reasoning if I am wrong.

3.At the time of the Prophet PBUH, Banu-Hashim was governing all kinds of political issues. How and why they were sidelined and Banu-Umayyah and then Banu-Abbas took the reign?

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Coexistence Of The Muslim Sects

I wonder how would Sunnis and Shia's get along in an Islamic government, especially when comes to selecting a leader? I am sure that there is no clear answer but I would like to read your insight on the matter. What do you think will ultimately happen? Will one side concede to the other or will they learn to live in peace? Might they end up fighting to the death? How serious is this issue? I am not all together clear on the matter.

I would also like to ask about the Islamic sharia and whether or not an Islamic Government could function in a country of non-Muslims?
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Difference Between The Shi’is And Sunnis

What is the original dogmatic fault Shi'is? What are the differences between the Shi'is and Sunnis?

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Slah Of The Shi’is

I have been researching all the differences between sunnis and shiites. Can you tell me how different are there ways of praying? Why do certain people view their kalima to be wrong considering a small addition at the end? I want my concepts to be clear as the masses view shiites as non-Muslims. Is there any relevant proof in document (a fatwa) that says otherwise about the shia school of thought is right in their own regard.

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Difference Between Shiites And Sunnis

I am trying to determine all the differences between sunnis and shiites. Can you tell me how different are their ways of praying? Why do certain people view as their kalima to be wrong as there is a small addition at the end of the shii version? I want my concepts to be clear as the masses view shiites as non-Muslims in many regards. Is there any relevant proof in document (a fatwa) that says that the shii school of thought is right?

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Marrying A Shi’i Woman

I am a sunni (hanafi) by default and not by choice or rationale. I have developed a liking for my cousin. She is shi’i. Before pursuing any formal legitimate relationship I researched the differences between the two denominations in detail. I concluded that the shi‘i and the sunni share the same basis of belief. It is only that some ahadith we accept and they reject. Contrarily, some other hadiths they accept which we reject. These differences have nothing to do with the religion itself. I seek your advice on that whether I should refrain pursuing my choice in front of my parents or take stand and try to convince them to help me. This may however, result in confrontation with my parents.

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