Questions tagged [shia-sunni]

Shi'a and Sunni Muslims have a history of not getting along so well; use this tag for discussions revolving around how to deal with this issue on a site level.

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Can we ask the view of both Shia & Sunni in a question? (If we recognize it won't make a bad argument...)

Occasionally we can recognize that the answer of a question (from the view of both Shia and Sunni) will relatively be pretty the same, but we want to see the precise answer of them, then, can we ...
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Is there any academic value to explicitly calling out Sunni sources to prove Shi'ite opinions?

I don't mean to limit this question exclusively to Shi'a->Sunni arguments, but it was directly prompted by the recent question, According to shia, (by relying on Sunni sources), What evidences prove ...
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Shia rigging the SE system [duplicate]

I find very poor quality voting patterns on this site compared to other launched site, and the major cause of this is that most Shia question and answers are getting voted in favour of Shias even if ...
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What is the use of 'sunni' and 'shiite' tags? What are the guidlines on general tags?

Following a chat conversation, we decided to have a meta discussion on why we should have sunni and shiite tags. It was pointed out that the sunni tag can be used for marking questions that ask ...
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Should we have a new site specific for Sunni and Shia?

I'm a Muslim and to be specific, I try to follow the Qur’an and the Sunnah as the noble companions did. Now, I would like to draw attention to a few things I've observed on Islam.stackexchange. I ...
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What to do when Shia-Sunni conflict arises in an answer?

Some times while answering a question, difference of source and narration between Shiism and Sunnism comes into effect. For example, the last sermon question and the successor to Muhammad tends to ...
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Is the tag shiism suitable for referring to Shia Islam?

The tag shiism does not appear proper; I feel that using the tag shia or shia-islam would be better instead. Why is this name (shiism) used in this site? How can it be changed to either "shia" or "...
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Quickly turning into a Shia-Sunni debate site

I am a user (read reader) of many SE sites and what I like about every SE site is that over time, the cream rises to the top. By that I mean that the people who are most knowledgeable in their ...
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Shia/Sunni referring questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How will we be handling the Shia and Sunni difference? Well this question states that he wants to know about the divorce the Sunni way. Well in Islam there is no Shia no Sunni ...
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How will we be handling the Shia and Sunni difference?

Shia and Sunni Islam can at times have a huge "view difference". How will the moderators, community and the rest manage this?