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The Al-aqsa mosque mentioned in the Quran could not be in Jerusalem...

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Submitted by yusuf (United Kingdom), Jan 9, 2006 at 09:01

...As that mosque was constructed over 50 years after the death of the Prophet (PBUH). Therefore, either the Al-aqsa referred to in the Quran is a different mosque, meaning Islam has no legitimate claim on Jerusalem... or the Quran has been corrupted by later editors, included merely to strengthen a political claim on territory. The worst case for Islam is that the text of the Quran was revised to include such a passage, as this would invalidate the claim of divine authorship in respect of the entire work. However, there is an alternative...

So, which is it to be?

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