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  - Mystery - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Karla Owen foisy - Goodreads

Lots of similar themes b/w this and the book I just finished (The Faith Club) but he is a much better writer. I love his honest struggle and coming to terms with the racism he felt and the anger that ... 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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