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Speculations Abound About Temple Mount Authority - Who Reigns in Zion

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 8, 2021 at 23:24

For hundreds of centuries, a general consensus that the damage of the former Jerusalem location of the Jewish Temple would be unrecoverable. Never in all those centuries did the idea of such a recovery would ever become possible, especially after Islam came to town. And though Islam was never fully intent in replacing Mecca or Medina as Islam's most holy place, neither did the sultans, caliphs or muftis that had control of ancient Jerusalem ever though such a possibility could ever happen; until 1917.
Even then, when the Turkish control was decimated, Islam was still in control since none of the Middle East at that time gave up any territorial control to other than Muslim ideological governmental structures; until 1948.
Even now, while the Middle East fumes in clouds of temperamental ambitions to reclaim the lands comprising the current and permanent State of Israel, there are none of the named contenders who independently have a power that will reclaim Judea/Samaria or any other aspect of the State of Israel, including the Golan, whose final destiny is to return to Kingdom authority after the wars of re-establishment.
None of the contenders, nor with any attempt of outsiders will withstand the ultimate religious contention (remember the background influence of Religious Mystery Babylon) will fully reconquer Jerusalem; so the debate of which Islamic influence (either Shia or Sunni-or even apostate Christianesque or secular Judaic influences) might be deemed appropriate, who reigns in Zion from the Temple Mount is not humanly decided.

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