Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

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by Eboo Patel
     
 

ISBN-10: 080700622X

ISBN-13: 9780807006221

Pub. Date: 07/27/2010

Publisher: Beacon Press

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807006221
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
07/27/2010
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
124,537
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Faith Line xi

1 The Crossroads of the Identity Crisis 1

2 Growing Up American, Growing Up Other 19

3 Identity Politics 37

4 Real World Activism 59

5 An American in India 77

6 The Story of Islam, the Story of Pluralism 101

7 The Youth Programs of Religious Totalitarians (or Tribal Religion, Transcendent Religion) 125

8 Building the Interfaith Youth Core 151

Conclusion: Saving Each Other, Saving Ourselves 175

Postscript 181

Afterword 183

Acknowledgments 189

Bibliographic Essay 191

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