Some Muslim commentators in the early Middle Ages were revolted by the thought of judaizing Islam by making Jerusalem holy. They argued that that Jerusalem is nothing for Islam and those who sought to sanctify Jerusalem were just COPYING the Jews. But the Muslims, too, built the sanctity of Jerusalem, but because they controlled the city for so many centuries they did it trought the construction of vast structures on the haram like al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock. Khalid, maybe you know that the word HUR in Quran does not mean 'virgin', it means 'raisin', dryed crape. some scholars have found out the original interpretation. '72 blond (pale) raisins!
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