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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
Published Boston : Beacon Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 189 pages)
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 The author, a young American Muslim of Indian background, juxtaposes his college years as an angry young radical with a description of how he came to see the possibilities of religious pluralism and founded the Interfaith Youth Core
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189)
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Subject Patel, Eboo, 1975-
Interfaith Youth Core.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
East Indian Americans -- Biography.
Muslims -- United States -- Biography.
Muslims -- United States -- Ethnic identity.
Religions -- Relations.
Youth -- Religious life -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007009064
ISBN 0807006319 (electronic bk.)
0807077453 (electronic bk.)
9780807006313 (electronic bk.)
9780807077450 (electronic bk.)