Jerusalem: The Eternal Arena of Truth and Falsehood

As the author of "Jerusalem: The Eternal Arena of Truth and Falsehood," I invite you on a journey to the heart of Jerusalem. In this city, the echoes of prayers and the traces of tears tell a story far deeper than the stones that pave its ancient streets. This book is my ode to Jerusalem, a narrative that weaves through the city's profound spiritual roots and navigates the complex geopolitics that continue to shape its destiny.

In Part I, “Jerusalem: Crossroads of Faith and Destiny,” I take you back to the beginning, to a land marked by divine promises and prophetic journeys. From the days of the Jebusites to the pivotal epochs of Ibrahim, Musa, and the Children of Israel, we explore how Jerusalem became the focal point of monotheism, a sacred arena where destiny unfolded at the crossroads of human will and divine guidance.

Transitioning to Part II, “Jerusalem: The Cradle of Prophets and Kings,” we delve into the era when prophets ruled and kings reigned. Through the tales of Dawud, Sulayman, and others, we witness Jerusalem’s transformation and the challenges of maintaining Faith in the face of political upheaval and spiritual tests. Their stories illuminate the resilience and complexity of a city that has always been a beacon of divine light.

In Part III, “Jerusalem: Islamic Guardianship and Geopolitical Dynamics,” I guide you through the chapters of Islamic stewardship over Jerusalem, from the righteous conquests of Umar and Salahuddin to the present-day struggles of the Palestinian people, particularly those enduring in Gaza. Their resilience and unwavering spirit in the face of adversity underscore the eternal quest for peace and justice in this holy land.

Finally, Part IV, “Harvesting Wisdom and Actionable Paths,” synthesizes the insights from Jerusalem’s storied past. Here, I advocate for pathways that lead to reconciliation and peace, drawing from historical wisdom to address our modern challenges. This section is a call to action, urging us to create a future where justice and harmony prevail.

“Jerusalem: The Eternal Arena of Truth and Falsehood” is more than a book; it’s an invitation to understand the soul of a city that has been a cradle of Faith and a battleground of conflict. Through the sorrowful yet hopeful narratives, especially those of the enduring spirit of Gaza, I encourage you to embrace our shared heritage, delve into the sacred story of Jerusalem, and join in the pursuit of a peace that has eluded us for far too long. This journey is about comprehending Jerusalem’s legacy and shaping its future—a future where every tear shed becomes a seed for peace.

Publication dateMarch 14, 2024
Print length368 pages
Dimensions8.27 x 0.83 x 11.69 inches