The Sunna and Shi’a in History

Division and Ecumenism in the Muslim Middle East

  • Editors
  • Ofra Bengio
  • Meir Litvak

About this book


Sunni-Shi'i relations have undergone significant transformations in recent decades. In order to understand these developments, the contributors to the present volume demonstrate the complexity of Sunni-Shi'i relations by analyzing political, ideological, and social encounters between the two communities from early Islamic history to the present.


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