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Acts of faith : the story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation

Author: Eboo Patel
Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [2010], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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"--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eboo Patel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eboo Patel
ISBN: 9780807006221 080700622X
OCLC Number: 491934167
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2007. With new afterword.
Description: xix, 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : Faith line --
Crossroads of the identity crisis --
Growing up American, growing up other --
Identity politics --
Real world activism --
American in India --
Story of Islam, the story of pluralism --
Youth programs of religious totalitarians (or tribal religion, transcendent religion) --
Building the interfaith youth core --
Conclusion : Saving each other, saving ourselves --
Postscript --
Afterword --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliographic essay.
Other Titles: Story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation
Responsibility: Eboo Patel.

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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"--Publisher.

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