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Acts of Faith

The Story of An American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of A Generation
Patel, Eboo (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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With a new afterword   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. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Authors: Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Title: Acts of faith
the story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2007
Characteristics: xix, 189 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Eboo Patel
Contents: Introduction: The faith line
The crossroads of the identity crisis
Growing up American, growing up other
Identity politics
Real world activism
An American in India
The story of Islam, the story of pluralism
The youth programs of religious totalitarians (or tribal religion, transcendent religion)
Building the Interfaith Youth Core
Conclusion: Saving each other, saving ourselves
ISBN: 0807077267
9780807077269
Branch Call Number: 248.83 P295a 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-189)
Subject Headings: Religions Relations Youth United States Religious life United States Religious life and customs Interfaith Youth Core Cultural pluralism United States United States Ethnic relations Muslims United States Ethnic identity East Indian Americans Biography Muslims United States Biography Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Topical Term: Religions
Youth
Cultural pluralism
Muslims
East Indian Americans
Muslims
LCCN: 2007009064
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Jan 22, 2011
  • fislam rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a deeply moving and thoughtful book. A fantastic read chronicling the struggles of second and third generation Muslims in America.

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