Acts of faith : the story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation / Eboo Patel.

Patel, Eboo, 1975- (Author).
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  • 3 copies at Anderson County Library System.

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library 305.6 Patel Eboo (Text) 27178201 NonFiction Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Pendleton Branch 305.6 Patel Eboo (Text) 27178193 NonFiction Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]
Anderson - Powdersville Branch 305.6 Patel Eboo (Text) 27178185 NonFiction Available -
 Presented by: the National Endowment for the Humanities in cooperation with the American Library Association and Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, 2013. [ SM/TS 04-04-2013 @ ACL-MAIN ]

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807006221 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 080700622X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xix, 195 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, [2010], c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Reprint. Originally published: c2007. With new afterword.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Muslims > United States > Biography.
East Indian Americans > Biography.
Muslims > United States > Ethnic identity.
United States > Ethnic relations.
Cultural pluralism > United States.
Interfaith Youth Core.
United States > Religious life and customs.
Youth > Religious life > United States.
Religions > Relations.