Several nodes are in progress, being written offline but not yet ready to be posted. Research for these future nodes made it clear that some of my existing nodes required clarification and correction.

Most of the changes needed were relatively minor, but accuracy is one of my principal goals here. In fact, if anyone else finds errors in any of my writeups, /msgs to me will be greatly appreciated.

However, in recognition that the primary responsibility for the accuracy of my work here rests with me, the following nodes have been corrected, clarified, or expanded today:


Particular thanks are owed to ymelup, whose efforts to explain the differences between Sunnis and Shiites spurred me to improve the explanation in the Shi'ih node.