Islam: why different sects?
There have been seventy-two different sects in the Islamic religion recorded by Islamic historians Munshi Mehmoob ‘Alim and Abu-Manus al-Baghdadi. Some of them became political sects as well, while some of them rejected fundamental parts of the Islamic faith.
Curiously enough, “Caliph Ibrahim” of the new Islamic State is known as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. He claims to be of a direct line to the Prophet Muhammad. In Islam, many believe only a ...
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