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$1 million for Finding "Jerusalem" in the Koran

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in response to reader comment: The logical fallacy continues...

Submitted by Clyde Nassif (United States), Sep 3, 2010 at 19:13

First, Arabs were in Jerusalem BEFORE the Jews- Islam came HUNDREDS of years AFTER the Arabs: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem

Second, if you only have a description of the place you are looking for, most people of a small community would recognize it, especially in that time period, when they did NOT have the technology we have today.Like I said, most people know the Golden Arches, so that is a good identifying marker for McDonald's if the name can not be remembered.Same with a Mosque -where exactly do you think the followers of Mohammad worshiped?

The CURRENT DOME OF THE ROCK lies on, and, is a part of, the Farthest Mosque:

Al-Aqsa Mosque (Arabic:المسجد الاقصى, Arabic pronunciation: [ʔæl'mæsʒɪd æl'ʔɑqsˁɑ], al-Masjid al-Aqsa (help·info) translit: "the Farthest Mosque"), also known as al-Aqsa, is an Islamic holy place in the Old City of Jerusalem. The site that includes the mosque (along with the Dome of the Rock) is also referred to as al-Haram ash-Sharif or "Sacred Noble Sanctuary", a site also known as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, the place where the First and Second Temples are generally accepted to have stood.[1][2] Widely considered as the third holiest site in Islam, Muslims believe that Muhammad was transported from the Sacred Mosque in Mecca to al-Aqsa during the Night Journey.[3] Islamic tradition holds that Muhammad led prayers towards this site until the seventeenth month after the emigration, when God ordered him to turn towards the Ka'aba.[4]:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Aqsa_Mosque

"Jerusalem is considered Islam's third holiest city after Mecca and Medina. Among Muslims of an earlier era it was referred to as Bayt al-Maqdes; later it became known as al-Quds al-Sharif. In 638 the Islamic Caliphate extended its dominion to Jerusalem.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerusalem

It is YOUR logic that is faulty.

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