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25 minutes ago, Mishael said:

I have a liking towards Ismailism, what's the difference between them and other Shia sects and Sunni sects.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schools_of_Islamic_theology#Ithn.C4.81.27ashariyyah

Its an overview. 

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Salaam my dear brother.

Ismailism sect was created after the death if Imam Jafar r.a.  There was a dispute between the people for the successor of Imam Jafar r.a.  One group believed that Imam Jafar's eldest son Ismail had the right to succeed the caliphate, but Ismail died. So they chose his son Muhammad ibn Ismail. The Other group believed Imam Musa al kazim was the right person to succeed Imam Jafar. So due to the Succession issues, The new Sect within Shia was formed who followed Muhammad ibn Ismail ibn Jafar As Sadiq, they were called Ismailis.

Hope thats the answer to your question.

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3 hours ago, Mishael said:

I have a liking towards Ismailism, what's the difference between them and other Shia sects and Sunni sects.

I strongly recommend that you dont even consider it. Ismailis are more misled than Sunnis. 

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2 hours ago, AfricanShia said:

I strongly recommend that you dont even consider it. Ismailis are more misled than Sunnis. 

Indeed.

They either think Imam Ali is not an Imam and Imam Hassan is the 1st Imam,Or

They think Imam Hassan is the not 1st Imam and Imam Ali is the 1st Imam. 

So..

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6 minutes ago, Unforgiven said:

Indeed.

They either think Imam Ali is not an Imam and Imam Hassan is the 1st Imam,Or

They think Imam Hassan is the 1st Imam and Imam Ali is not an Imam. 

So..

Strongly agree with you there. 

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8 minutes ago, Unforgiven said:

They either think Imam Ali is not an Imam and Imam Hassan is the 1st Imam,Or

They think Imam Hassan is the 1st Imam and Imam Ali is not an Imam. 

Dude thats confusing... you are saying same thing 

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1 minute ago, Ron_Burgundy said:

Dude thats confusing... you are saying same thing 

i deeply apologies,I wrote the same thing.Now I fixed it,thanks :)

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4 hours ago, Mishael said:

I like Ismailism due to its similarities to Paganism, I'm an Arab pagan by the way so I have a liking to things close to my faith.

There are still arab pagans?

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