What are the two factions of Islam?
There are more than two factions! Just as there is a multiplicity of different sects and denominations in Christianity, Islam is practiced differently in different countries and by different groups. Although I think the answer you are looking for is Shi'a and Sunni.
Actually it is not Islam that got divided, rather a group of so called muslim got dissected from Islam. Islam was complete revolution and a section of people did not accepted Islam by heart but because of political and social pressure they had no choice but to pretend to be muslims. Thus, when they got opportunity they seperated themselves from mainstream Islam. It is called counter revolutionary forces. Shiasm is later and more systematic manifestation…
"Islam" is a broad category, as is "non-believer". The Wahhabi and Salafi sects of Islam are often quite violent and rigid in the fundamentalist nature of their religion, and Christians and Jews are required to pay a tax or be killed. "Pagans" must convert or die. Less-strict factions of Islam do not try to implement these articles of their faith.
Originally there were just two factions (teams) in the Roman chariot races. One wore white (which was sacred to winter and red (sacred to summer). Then the blue (autumn) and green (spring) factions emerged as well. The emperor Domitian created two new factions, the Purples and Golds, but they did not survive his death.
The conflict derives from their religious backgrounds. For the most part, Arminians were cosidered to be of the Christian faith as opposed to Islam, the Muslim faith. There was a great conflict resulting in a tumultuous confrontation between the two factions. Each one accusing the other of Genicide.
The main two revolutionary parties that wanted to overthrow the Russian government in 1905 were the?
The Bolsheviks and Mensheviks were the two revolutionary parties that wanted to overthrow the government in 1905. One could also say the two parties were the Russian Social Democratic Workers Party (RSDWP) and the Socialist Revolutionaries (also known as the SRs). In 1905, the Mensheviks and Bolsheviks still had not yet formally separated. They were two factions of the RSDWP. To be sure, as the first answer states, the two factions were seen almost as…
All Muslims believe in one God. All Muslims believe that God revealed his plans and instructions for proper living through his prophets and their writings. Beyond these things, not all Muslims are unified. There are two main factions to Islam, these being Sunni and Shi'ite traditions. This rift has existed since shortly after the Prophet died.
Islam is split into two large factions. The Sunni follow Mohammed alone as the prophet of Allah, while Shiites also accept the validity of the Caliph Ali (and to some extent several other lesser prophets). The Sunni are hence approximately equivalent to Protestant Christians, while the Shiites are more like Roman Catholics. The Sunni are by far the larger grouping, and sometimes differences between the sects can be quite marked. Relatively few Sunni, for example…