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Mormon Professor promotes Islam

New Book: "Muhammad: Prophet of God" by Daniel Peterson
Mormon Daniel C. Peterson ( is a professor of Islamic Studies and Arabic at Brigham Young University (Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages). He also serves as editor-in-chief of Brigham Young University's Middle Eastern Texts Initiative (
In an August 11, 2007 feature, ("Book explores the life of Islam's founder" - Deseret Morning News, Professorl Peterson is said to be acquiring, "... a reputation for defending a faith that's not his own, but Peterson said he's OK with that role. 'I'm a very active Latter-day Saint, but I've found myself in this role of being a defender of Islam. I just think somebody has to do something'"

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Peterson's book, Muhammad: Prophet of God, is published by Eerdmans
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