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  • The History of the Sunni and Shia Split

  • Understanding the Divisions within Islam
  • By: Charles River Editors
  • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
  • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
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Different branches of the same religion are the exception more than the rule, and they have had a profound impact upon history. The schism between the Orthodox and Catholic Churches influenced relationships between nations across Europe, and religious intolerance based on different Christian faiths led to persecution and outright violence across the continent for centuries.

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  • Excellent preface to making sense of intl news.

  • By Jan on 07-16-15

Concise and well worth the price.

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Reviewed: 01-30-17

A concise and satisfying review of the great Islamic divide. Informative and easy to listen to.