Jerusalem of incidental importance in Islam
Jerusalem is of incidental significance to Islam, its importance varying through history according to political circumstances ...Full Story
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Since: May 08
#1 Mar 16, 2012
from Jerusalem Post:
"Daniel Pipes, the founder and director of the Philadelphia-based Middle East Forum, opened the panel by outlining Jerusalemís centrality to Judaism Ė it is mentioned in the Bible more than 800 times ...
"In Islam, Jerusalem plays a far more subordinate role, Pipes said.
"'It is not prayed to, not mentioned once in the Koran; there are no events in Muhammadís life directly connected to it ..."
#2 Mar 16, 2012
The importance of Jerusalem to muslims is that it is important to Jews and Christians. That is the whole story.
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