According to some Islamic authorities. There is no such thing as "moderate Islam". The president of Turkey believes the term to be an invention of the West saying: "the idea of ‘moderate Islam’ was invented by the West and is being used to weaken the ancient religion, Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan has said in reference to Saudi Arabia’s reforms, while also lashing out at the EU’s “discrimination” of Muslims. "These epithets of 'moderate Islam' are very ugly, it is disrespectful and an insult to our religion. There is no moderate or immoderate Islam. Islam is Islam and that's it." — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/11436/turkey-rejects-moderate-islam What is "moderate Islam"?