Jerusalem of incidental importance in...

Jerusalem of incidental importance in Islam

There are 2 comments on the Jerusalem Post story from Mar 15, 2012, titled Jerusalem of incidental importance in Islam. In it, Jerusalem Post reports that:

Jerusalem is of incidental significance to Islam, its importance varying through history according to political circumstances ...

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“... truth will out.”

Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#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 Jerusalem’s centrality to Judaism – 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 Muhammad’s life directly connected to it ..."
Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#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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