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Who cares if Muhammad visited Jerusalem

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Submitted by Ted (United States), Jul 28, 2010 at 04:07

Dear Dr Pipes: Your reader sharkbix makes a meaningless argument. According to him Jerusalem is important for Muslims because Muhammad visited Jerusalem. Let me try to understand it. Muhammad and Muslims did not have much relationship with Jerusalem during Muhammad's life time. It was just one visit that was part of a miracle that makes Jerusalem the third most important site for Muslims.

Well it is said that Guru Nanak (the founder of the Sikh faith visited the Kaaba. Nanak's visit was real and no part of that visit was a part of a miracle. So what should Sikhs do with Kaaba? You get the idea.

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