Topic - Moorish Science Temple Of America

The Moorish Science Temple of America is an American organization founded in the early 20th century by Timothy Drew. He claimed it was a sect of Islam but he also drew inspiration from Buddhism, Christianity, Freemasonry, Gnosticism and Taoism. - Source: Wikipedia

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  • Christopher Bennett-Bey, grand sheik of the Charlotte, N.C., temple of the Moorish Science Temple of America sect, says "it's just distressing" that flimflam artists are using his organization as a false front for their illegal activities in the state and elsewhere across the country. (Associated Press)

    Little-known sect denies ties to 'paperwork terrorists' acts

    From New Jersey to California, police, courthouse officials and real estate agents are being confronted with a baffling new problem: bogus legal documents filed by people claiming to follow an obscure religion called Moorish Science. Their motives range from financial gain to simply causing a nuisance.

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