Taken from Islamic Horizons (An ISNA Publication, www.ISNA.net) November/December 2007/1427
INTRA FAITH WORKS
ONE FAITH – Nineteen Questions about Shi’i-Sunni Relations by:
Mohamed Nimer, director of research at the Council on American Islamic Relations, is the author of "The North American Muslim Resource Guide: Muslim Community Life in the United States and Canada" (Routledge: 2002).
Asma Afsaruddin, associate professor of Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of "Excellence and Precedence: Medieval Islamic Discourse on Legitimate Leadership" (Leiden: 2002).
Liyakat Takim, associate professor of Islamic studies at the University of Denver, is the author of "The Heirs of the Prophet: Charisma and Religious Authority in Shiite Islam" (SUNY Press: 2006).
Is it accurate to speak of "Sunni Islam" and "Shi'i Islam"?