Study Shows U.S. Mosques Repositories of Sharia, Jihad,
& Muslim Brotherhood Literature and Preachers
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- A random survey of 100 representative mosques in the U.S. was conducted to measure the correlation between Sharia adherence and dogma calling for violence against non-believers.
- Of the 100 mosques surveyed,
- 51% had texts on site rated as severely advocating violence;
- 30% had texts rated as moderately advocating violence;
- 19% had no violent texts at all.
- Mosques that presented as Sharia adherent were more likely to feature violence-positive texts on site than were their non-Sharia-adherent counterparts.
- The leadership at Sharia-adherent mosques was more likely to recommend that a worshipper study violence-positive texts than leadership at non-Sharia-adherent mosques.
- In 84.5% of the mosques, the imam recommended studying violence-positive texts.
- 58% of the mosques invited guest imams known to promote violent jihad.
- The leadership of mosques that featured violence-positive literature was more likely to invite guest imams who were known to promote violent jihad than was the leadership of mosques that did not feature violence-positive literature on mosque premises.