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Rock in Jerusalem

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Submitted by George Craven (United States), May 23, 2011 at 03:02

Daniel,

Below is a small paragraph from your article entitled "The Muslim Claim to Jerusalem", dated September 2001. My opinion follows.

" Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiya (638-700), a close relative of the Prophet Muhammad, is quoted denigrating the notion that the prophet ever set foot on the Rock in Jerusalem; "these damned Syrians," by which he means the Umayyads, "pretend that God put His foot on the Rock in Jerusalem, though [only] one person ever put his foot on the rock, namely Abraham." "

The close relative of the Prophet Muhammad was wrong It was not Abraham. The first person to put his foot on the Rock in Jerusalem was God, because it was created by God! No man is above God. He created that Rock.

God bless!

George

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