Reference Entry

Shii Islam

Edited by John L. Esposito

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780195125580
Published online November 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199891207

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Shii Muslims, the followers or party of Ali, believe that Muhammad's religious leadership, spiritual authority, and divine guidance

Reference Entry.  759 words. 

Subjects: Islam ; Society and Culture

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