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Contradictions to Religious Freedoms - Before the Kaaba was Islamic - Which Religious Precepts were Followed?

Reader comment on item: Open Mecca to the World
in response to reader comment: Makkah for Muslims only

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 7, 2022 at 14:20

It has been told that the al-Ka╩┐bah al-Musharrafah was in existence before Islam entered into the Bedouin scene of desert life, but how old really is the sacred shrine; older than that of the Jewish Temple Mount?
The question of whether 'Makkah' is singuarly sacred to Islam is easy to answer; if they can maintain a true connection to the establishment of why it was orignially constructed; then they can write its rules.
But here a a contravening statement: if the Quran is not the defining inspiration to the spread of the Judeo-Christian message of the Messiah, Yeshua, then where does Islam get to dictate how Christianity is to perform if the Muslims expect respect for their sacred traditions?
This observer is known for being a believing disciple of the Messiah, Yeshua HaMashiach, firmly convinced in the true witness and authority of the Tanakh and B'rit Hadashah, thoroughly searched and tested for veracity of its effects on the whole of humanity and the search for its influences on daily life.
That being said, studying to understand how the Quran came into existence and its effects on the attempts to replace the Gospel message; and how its adherents have been schooled by teachers like al-Tabari and his peers to breach Christianity in spite of its superior message of love tends to intrigue this observer when everything that Islam does to overturn the Gospel message is written about in the letters to the believers, hundreds of years before Islam reached the Middle East and beyond. Not to be too abrupt here; but what is up with that?
The Kaaba is, in matter of fact, intriguing; yet one must respect the issues of intrusion; just as Christianity desires its own respect to worship the Savior that is the Advocate of the Messianic message to eternity.


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