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  - Jo Young Switzer - Goodreads

Concise and engaging summary of the energetic move net the author has started to honor religious diversity in the US Patel is doing impressive work to educate college stupidness to create interfaith dialogues that will lead to respect and peace. A tremendous antidote to the tendency to violence. Read full review

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User Review  - Dianewilliamson - Goodreads

Interesting ideas; nice autobiographical parts. I can see the importance of interfaith cooperation, but as an atheist I don't think I would feel totally comfortable in these groups. Read full review

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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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