Muslims: Shiite and Sunni
Facts about Muslims
It is the second largest monotheistic religion, meaning only believing in one god. They believe there god is Allah.
5 Basic Beliefs
- There belief in god
- Justice of God
- Belief of Imams of God
- Day of Judgement
Muslims do not believe like the Christians that Jesus was the Messiah, they believe that he was a prophet.
Like we have the Holy Bible the Islams have the Quran, which gives much information just like the Hebrew Bible.
Differences between the Sunni and Shiite:
The Sunnis believe that after Muhammad, the leader should be someone who has already followed the prophet.
Sunnis have less of the hierarchy religion.
Shiites give status to the people of those prophets in Quran.
Sunnis usually are in the western areas and the Shiites are in the central areas.
When the Sunnis prayer they have hands to side.
When Shiites pray they have hands over stomach.