1Sahil Badruddin = ""Alas, as with so many things about the Ka‘ba, its origins are mere speculation. The only thing scholars
can say with any certainty is that by the sixth century C.E., this small sanctuary made of mud and stone had
become the center of religious life in pre-Islamic Arabia: that intriguing yet ill-defined era of paganism that
Muslims refer to as the Jahiliyyah—“the Time of Ignorance.”-No god but God, Reza Aslan "