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Which of the following describes the primary issue that divided Sunni and Shi'a Muslims in early Islam? The Sunni required a strict interpretation of the Qu'ran's prophecies. The Shi'a believed in a conquering Islam made from new territory. The Shi'a believed that only God could choose the successor to Muhammad. The Sunni believed that depictions of Allah were acceptable in some forms.
The Sunni required a strict interpretation of the Qu'ran's prophecies. The Sunni's believe after Muhammad's death, he left his followers with his book Quran and the culture. They also had 3 ''khalifahs'' after Muhammad's death. [ The Shiites believe after Muhammad's death, he left his followers with his book Quran and another follower that gave guidance, Imam Ali. Read more: ]
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