Islamic Belief and Practice

address the following:
a. Explain briefly both Sunni and Shia forms of Islam.
b. Choose one of these two forms and explain its core beliefs in greater detail, including the following: history, countries where this form is practiced, and any sub-sects within this branch.
c. List the differences between these two forms of Islam.
d. Identify and examine one way in which the conflicts between these two forms of Islam continue to influence Islam itself; and also, one way the conflicts affect the politics of the whole world.
a. 2} Last paragraph: List one difference between “Sunni and Shia forms of Islam”

Writing Requirements
• Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up) 
• 2-3 well developed paragraphs
• Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and one outside scholarly source) 
• APA format for in-text citations (inclucixde page or paragraph) and references