What Goes on in a Mosque – Evidence from America

Do you want a mosque near you? You may say you don’t mind, so long as it isn’t run by the small minority of extremists. If so, think again. Please subscribe to Middle East Quarterly for a copy of the report “Sharia and Violence in American Mosques“, by Mordechai Kedar and David Yerushalmi. Its surgical logic is matched […]

What is a mosque?

The word “mosque” means “place of submission (“Arabic masjid, derivative of sajada to worship, literally, prostrate oneself“, “from sajada to prostrate oneself“). It is completely unlike a church (“from Gk. kyriake (oikia)”Lord’s (house)”“) or a temple (“from L. templum “piece of ground consecrated for the taking of auspices, building for worship,”“). A mosque is a socio-political control centre:

Did you know that the Koran teaches…

… that no religion is acceptable to Allah other than Islam Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah ‘s Apostle said, “I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ and whoever says, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,’ his life and property […]