According to its Arabic and Latin roots, its name
literally means "the following followers." What sectarian fellowship is
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The word Shiite derives from the Arabic
sha'a, to follow, and the Latin-derived ite,
follower. The nepotistic sect recognizes Ali, Muhammad's son-in-law, as the Prophet's
successor; the Sunnis back Abu Bakr, a side-kick.
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