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in response to reader comment: Mecca, the center of the earth?!!!

Submitted by Nina (United States), Dec 19, 2008 at 01:20

Muslims do not worship the black meteorite fragment that adorns a corner of the Ka'aba. Muslims worship God alone. Worshiping a material object would be considered heresy in Islam. They cherish the black stone as a symbol of God's power and because it was touched by their prophet, Muhammad.

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