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Why Are There More Sunnis Than Shia

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Because it all traces back to the succession and establishment of the caliphate. The majority accepted Abu Bakr, etc. Also with the establishment of dynasties like the Ummayyads and Abbassids, the elites were Sunnis and spearheaded expansion, which naturally led to more Sunni adherents. Also the marginalisation by the elites of the Jafari mathab was at the expense of patronage of the Sunni mathahib such as the Hanafi one also played its part.

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Because it all traces back to the succession and establishment of the caliphate. The majority accepted Abu Bakr, etc. Also with the establishment of dynasties like the Ummayyads and Abbassids, the elites were Sunnis and spearheaded expansion, which naturally led to more Sunni adherents. Also the marginalisation by the elites of the Jafari mathab at the expense of patronising the Sunni mathahib such as the Hanafi one also played its part.

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For the same reasons there are more Christians than Musims, an why majority of the world are not serious God believers.

More of anything doesn't mean that group is right in fact Quran teaches us majority is usually wrong!

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"And if you obey most of the people on Earth, they will lead you astray" (6:116).

"And most of mankind will not believe, even if you (O Muhammad) desire it eagerly" (12:103)

Thank u sister very help ful

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