Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

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Beacon Press, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 195 pages
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Eboo Patel is one of the most prominent faith leaders in North America. Acts of Faithis his story of growing up Muslim in America and how he came to believe in religious pluralism. This highly acclaimed book is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people.

"A beautifuly written story of discovery and hope."
-President Bill Clinton

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Eboo Patel is a most excellent writer. - Goodreads
The writing is engaging and makes for a quick read. - Goodreads
He is a gifted leader and writer. - Goodreads

Review: Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

User Review  - kc_amour - Goodreads

Gives good insight on what Eboo himself went through throughout his life with interfaith. Makes the reader reflect on their faith and others. I learned from Dr. Patel that it is ok to embrace other ... Read full review

Review: Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

User Review  - Tara Hawkins - Goodreads

I think Eboo Patel is speaking of something important - how to be a person of faith who respects and cares about people of other faiths. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Eboo Patel is founder and executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based international nonprofit building the interfaith youth movement. He is a regular contributor to the Washington Post, National Public Radio, and CNN. Named one of America's Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report, he was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Acts of Faith is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Religion.

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