Understanding Islam part 3

My friend Abbas has released some more installments of his short history of the formations of different Islamic elements.  To understand where the “shia” term comes from read this.

“In this article I will analyze the three major events that shaped the rule of the fourth caliph (and the first Imam of the Shia), Ali ibn Abi Talib.  Three wars led to the division of the Muslim community into four parties.”

Part Three

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