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

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Beacon Press, Sep 15, 2010 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 189 pages
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Acts of Faith is a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism, from one of the most prominent faith leaders in the United States. Eboo Patelís story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young peopleóand of the world-changing potential of an interfaith youth movement.

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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

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

User Review  - Julia - Goodreads

I'm biased because I started a job at IFYC recently, but I sped through this and found it accessible, honest, and inspiring. 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 Americaís 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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