Primer on Islam
October 24, 2012 10:34 AM Subscribe
Looking for a good primer on Islam, emphasis on the distinctions and history between Sunni and Shia branches
posted by Patbon to religion & philosophy (3 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
That's pretty much it. Not looking for an explanation in the comments, but rather links to respected/quality articles (or whatever) on this subject. Ideally these would not be book-length or terribly in-depth. Something that you might find on http://longform.org/ for example.
I've seen this http://ask.metafilter.com/67881/Insert-Witty-Title-Here and was seeing if there is anything more recent, maybe with reference to the Arab Spring