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Q17:1 revisited

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in response to reader comment: Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Qur'an and even Tabari had no clue what is really al-masjad al-aqsa and you our dear Omar think that you know? Masha'allah

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), May 20, 2010 at 18:20

Dr. Pipes this is a link to Father Zakaria Botros web site and it is about Q17:1 and the bogus idea that it refers to Jerusalem

What Botros does is he quotes the early islamic sources about the tafseer (exegesis) of Q17:1 and the it is another case of res ipsa loquitur

http://www.islamexplained.com/TruthTalkEpisode129/tabid/1417/Default.aspx

I will be more than glad to help with the translation

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