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Jerusalem; its place in Islam and Arab history

Abdul Latif Tibawi

Jerusalem; its place in Islam and Arab history

by Abdul Latif Tibawi

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Published by Institute for Palestine Studies in Beirut .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jerusalem
    • Subjects:
    • Western Wall (Jerusalem),
    • Jerusalem -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 45.

      Statementby A. L. Tibawi.
      SeriesInstitute for Palestine Studies. Monograph series, no. 19
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS109.9 .T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5349948M
      LC Control Number72234015

      Jerusalem - Jerusalem - History: The earliest surveys and excavations in Jerusalem were conducted in the 19th century, mainly by European Christians such as the French scholars Louis Félicien de Saulcy and Charles Clermont-Ganneau and the Englishman Sir Charles Warren, who were inspired by the wish to identify locations mentioned in the Bible. The Palestine Exploration Fund, founded in About this book. The city of Jerusalem has a special place in the consciousness of the great monotheistic religions. Throughout its history it has been the site of glories and catastrophes; a place that has been witness to transition and occupation by a diversity of peoples and an object of pilgrimage through the centuries.

        Erdogan seems unaware that — unlike Islam’s divine shrines in Makkah, Madinah and, to a lesser extent, Jerusalem — Hagia Sophia has no significance in Islam whatsoever. The mosque in Jerusalem with its golden dome is known to Muslims as “Qubbat al-Sakhrah” (Dome of the Rock), and it was completed in CE by the Umayyad Dynasty, the following Islamic caliphate. It is arguably not permissible for Muslims to pray within Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Qubbat al-Sakhrah, as they are built upon occupied and invaded land.

        In March , soon after the “Arab Spring” protests broke out, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “The ground is shaking everywhere, from the West Indies to the Straits of Gibraltar. Provides a short, accessible, and lively introduction to Jerusalem. Jerusalem - A Brief History shows how Jewish, Christian, and Islamic scriptures confer providential meaning to the fate of the city and how modern Jerusalem is haunted by waves of biblical fantasy aiming at mutually exclusive status-quo rectification. It presents the major epochs of the history of Jerusalem’s urban.


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Jerusalem; its place in Islam and Arab history by Abdul Latif Tibawi Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jerusalem is perhaps the only city in the world that is considered historically and spiritually significant to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike. The city of Jerusalem is known in Arabic as Al-Quds or Baitul-Maqdis ("The Noble, Sacred Place"), and the importance of the city to Muslims comes as a surprise to some Christians and Jews.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tibawi, Abdul Latif. Jerusalem; its place in Islam and Arab history. Beirut, Institute for Palestine Studies, In 4 libraries. 45 p. ; 23 cm. Western Wall (Jerusalem) Jerusalem -- History.

Jerusalem; its place in Islam and Arab history / by A. Tibawi. - Version details - Trove. Jerusalem is a city located in modern-day Israel and is considered by many to be one of the holiest places in the world.

Jerusalem is a site of major significance for. Indeed, Jerusalem's multifaceted meaning stands behind the interest of Muslims all over the world in the land of Palestine as a whole. The city has strong evocative and emotional associations and has its own place in the hearts of Muslims. It is considered the third-holiest city in Islam after Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Archaeologist Professor Dan Bahat, an authority on the history of the Temple Mount and Jerusalem, who is currently working on the Muslim chapter in his book about the history of the Mount, points to a series of early Muslim sources which show that the Muslims themselves, who today deny the existence of the Temple on the Mount and any Jewish ties to Jerusalem, used to treat it very differently.

During its long history, Jerusalem has been destroyed at least twice, besieged 23 times, captured and recaptured 44 times, and attacked 52 times. The part of Jerusalem called the City of David shows first signs of settlement in the 4th millennium BCE, in the shape of encampments of nomadic shepherds.

According to mainstream Sunni and Shi'ite traditions, Al-Masjid Al-Aqṣā ("The Farthest Place-of-Prostration") is located in Jerusalem. The mosque is held in esteem by the entire Muslim community, due to its history as a place of worship that is intertwined with the lives of many Biblical prophets, such as Abraham (who is also linked with the sanctuary of Mecca), Dawud (), Sulaimon (), Ilyas.

Islam has three holy sites, Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. Jerusalem, known as al-Quds or Bayt al-Maqdis in Arabic, is a holy site for all three Abrahamic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Because each of these three religions are Abrahamic, they all emphasize monotheism and share a reverence for many of the same Prophets.

According to the Quran, Jerusalem was also the last place the Prophet Muhammad visited before he ascended to the heavens and talked to God in. Tibawi, Jerusalem: Its Place in Islamic and Arab History (Beirut: The Institute for Palestine Studies, ) primarily argues against any Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in general and to the Western Wall in particular, which Tibawi in one place (p.

34) disrespectfully refers to as "the Wailing place.". The Islamization of Jerusalem refers to the religious transformation of the Levantine city that occurred three times in history. The first Islamization of Jerusalem followed the Muslim conquest of Jerusalem under Umar ibn Al-Khattāb in CE.

Indeed, Jerusalem’s multifaceted meaning stands behind the interest of Muslims all over the world in the land of Palestine as a whole.

The city has strong evocative and emotional associations and has its own place in the hearts of Muslims. It is considered the third-holiest city in Islam after Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.

In Christian faith, Jerusalem's place in the life of Jesus gives it great importance, in addition to its place in the Old lem is the place where Jesus was brought as a child, to be "presented" at the Temple (Luke ) and to attend festivals (Luke ).

According to the Gospels, Jesus preached and healed in Jerusalem, especially in the Temple courts. Jerusalem and Islam: The History and Legacy of the Holy City’s Importance to Muslims examines the tumultuous history of Jerusalem and its relationship to the Islamic world.

Along with pictures depicting important people, places, and events, you will learn about Jerusalem and Islam Reviews: 9. Jerusalem is known to be one of the oldest cities in the world and is the focal point of the three monotheist religions of the world—Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

The following provides some facts on the underlying beliefs of the three religions. These are extracted from the e-book, “Jerusalem. The warlords are all Muslims, but they would kill one another if we weren’t there to prevent it.

Sunnis and Shiites are killing one another, and that goes back - we explain all of that in the book, how that began. Anyway, Jerusalem was never a holy place to the Muslims. They. Jerusalem (jərōō´sələm, –zələm), Heb. Yerushalayim, Arab. Al Quds, city ( pop.

,), capital of Israel. East Jerusalem is also claimed by Palestinians as a future capital, and most nations have not formally recognized the city as the capital of Israel in the belief that its. With nearly 4, years of history, Jerusalem is its own historic site. The very walls and cobbled streets cry out with voices of the past - from Jewish kings, Roman garrisons, pilgrims, Crusaders, merchants, wrtiers and poets the historic sites of Jerusalem are there to be revealed to the interepid traveller.

Arguably the most holy place in the city, it has major significance to all 3 religions (Islam, Judaism, and Christianity). It’s thought to be Mount Moriah, where Abraham offered to sacrifice his son Isaac to God. Today on the Temple Mount complex you’ll find 2 important Islamic structures, the Dome of The Rock & the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The sacredness of the city of Jerusalem, according to Islam, is in its historical religious reality. This is the city that witnessed the life and works of the greatest Prophets and Messengers of Allah.

Here the Divine Grace touched the earth repeatedly. Allah’s great Prophets and Messengers lived and moved in its valleys and its streets.The archive, which amounts to more thanpages in books, maps and manuscripts, covers Jerusalem’s history since and is available at the UNRWA Libraries Network.

Classes took place in Arabic and schoolbooks were issued defaming Jews and Christians and glorifying Islam. Remarkably, the churches had nothing to say about this from to