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

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

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by Eboo Patel
     
 

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:
9780807077276
Publisher:
Beacon
Publication date:
07/15/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Faith Line     xi
The Crossroads of the Identity Crisis     1
Growing Up American, Growing Up Other     19
Identity Politics     37
Real World Activism     59
An American in India     77
The Story of Islam, the Story of Pluralism     101
The Youth Programs of Religious Totalitarians (or Tribal Religion, Transcendent Religion)     125
Building the Interfaith Youth Core     151
Conclusion: Saving Each Other, Saving Ourselves     175
Afterword     181
Acknowledgments     183
Bibliographic Essay     185

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