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

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Beacon Press, 2007 - 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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Review: Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

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There were couple of key reasons that I could not give 'Acts of Faith' 5 stars. In his book, the author states that the Islam extremists are the Salafis. But I believe the author has not take enough ... Read full review

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

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Asra says: I enjoyed this book on various levels. First, so much of the story centers on Glen Ellyn and the University of Illinois that I found it nostalgic and personal. Second, the style is informal ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

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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