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in response to reader comment: So, Ka'ba

Submitted by Samer Sukhun (United Arab Emirates), May 6, 2008 at 12:37

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(1) I sent you few hints and links on some websites to look at, I hope you were able to find

(2) The ka'ba is sacred since Abraham times; I believe it was before Abraham too. But definitely the first house of worship was the Ka'ba, God ordered Abraham and Ishmael to rebuild it, and people started to flock in and worship God there. We are told that all prophets including Jesus, Moses, Abraham and others, such as Solomon all went on pilgrimage to Ka'ba. As they were ordered.

(3) So Ka'ba was built ever since the creation of earth, and also we are told that Palestine and Jerusalem were made sacred. So both places are sacred places. Omar when he entered Jerusalem, he made sure no blood is spilled there because it is sacred place.

Omar entered Jerusalem peacefully.

(4) This boy needs attention, I am positive that sexual education is harmful more than beneficial. People in the past centuries, were bashful, they would get married and could not talk about sexuality. This era is very dangerous. If I may say filthy.

(5) The Quran mentioned flogging as a punishment of adulterers, wiping, lashing (100 lashes) in front of crowd of people, and this is for the woman or man who is not married. In Sunnah however (Hadith and deeds of Prophets), the person who commit adultery whether woman or man if married should be stoned to death. And no mercy. You may why this severe punishment. because this is dangerous for the society.

However proving adultery is not easy, and requires the witness of 4 men or 8 women or a mixture of men and women in ration 1:2 – if any claimer could not prove a woman to be adulteress then the claimer will be wiped 80 lashes and in front of crowd of people and will never be taken as a witness for anything or his/her word. Until God have other way for him/her

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