what was the main difference between sunni and shia, which one belived mohammed was after
Sunni believed that the successor of Mohammad (leader of the Muslim world) could be any one who didnt have to be blood related to the prophet while the Shias wanted the successor to be someone who was directly related to the prophet
Sunni - caliph (leader) was just political leader. Majority of all Muslims.
Shia – caliph (leader) was BOTH political & religious leader. Should be from the line of Muhammad since he was divinely inspired.
They both believed that they were the true followers of Mohammed. That said, Check this article out!