(WMC-TV) A Mid-South professor is being targeted by ISIS, a group known for its gruesomeness.
"ISIS does not represent my faith, their actions are in contradiction to my faith, and I'm appalled at what they are doing in the name of my faith," said Rhodes College professor of religious studies, and the Resident Scholar of the Memphis Islamic Center Yasir Qadhi.
ISIS is using its propaganda magazine in the name of Islam to call for the assassination of Qadhi.
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"I was one two clerics that they targeted in their latest magazine, two American clerics, and basically called for my assassination," said Qadhi. "And they have said this is an act of of worship.....that if somebody kills me, God is going to reward them."