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Author Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Title Acts of faith : the story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation / Eboo Patel.
Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, 2010.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E184.M88 P38 2010    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E184.M88 P38 2010    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Author Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Subject Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Interfaith Youth Core.
Muslims -- United States -- Biography.
East Indian Americans -- Biography.
Muslims -- United States -- Ethnic identity.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Youth -- Religious life -- United States.
Religions -- Relations.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Religious life and customs.
Description xix, 195 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Reprint. Originally published: c2007. With new afterword.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195).
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.
Summary "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.
ISBN 9780807006221 (pbk.)
080700622X (pbk.)
OCLC # 491934167