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NBC's Today Show Features Chat about Islam with GS Dean Peter Awn

NBC's Today Show featured Peter Awn in the special series "Islam Today" on October 8. Awn spoke of common origins in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. He also argued that in modern times, Islamic law and theology has not legitimized modern-day extremists' calls for violence. — Peter Awn, dean of the School of General Studies and religion professor

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Published: Oct. 19, 2001
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004