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 - 132 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 Patel’s story is a hopeful and moving testament to the power and passion of young people—and of the world-changing potential of an interfaith youth movement.

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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  - 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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