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Substitution of Religious Objectives Does Not Provide Sufficient Motivation - Provocation at Mecca Does Not Aleve Offenses at Temple Mount

Reader comment on item: Open Mecca to the World
in response to reader comment: Motives of Incitement to be Reckoned as an Offense When There was No Need to Do So

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Aug 6, 2022 at 17:13

The attempt to potentially alleviate latent ancient hostilties by 'offending' Islam at its core institution does not appear to present any parity when considering that the core problem was instigated by Islam when its formation was proximal to the issues of the region not being able to comprehend the also running spread of the Gospel of the Jewish Messiah, then compromised by infiltration of divisional attitudes that sought to use any means to defame Christianity's Judaic roots due to the allegations that the Jewish leadership caused the death of Jesus.
Islam seized upon the delegitimization in order to become the 'replacement' religion, the implications of which are still inherent in today's battle of whose Holy Site is more important, the Temple Mount which predates most Judeo-Christian claims of Biblical importance (including Israel's original primary establishment); or the much later attempts of Islam in trying to establish its own sense of legitimacy that originally centered in Medine/Mecca, only later to attempt a claim to Jerusalem, which conflicts with Israel's later 'reestablishment' in the modern day of Biblical fulfillment.
Question: how many of the Jewish Diaspora were resident in Mecca or Medina before being purged by Islam? It really does beg the question: who was there first and why will anyone trust that which cannot be trusted to tell the truth about who was first? Replacement theology, whether Judiac, Christian or Islamic, does not replace the truth; and as Pontius Pilate queried the Savior Messiah at the trial, "what is truth?"


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