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Sunni: 1250 to 1920: Middle East

Sunni relates to a belief, a practice, or a member of ahl al-sunna wa-'l-jama'a, the community that claims to follow Muhammad's way—the large majority of Muslims. In classical Islam, Sunnism became the orthodox tendency in law and theology and the silent ...

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