Acts of Faith, a beautifully written story of discovery and hope, chronicles Dr. Eboo Patel’s struggle to forge his identity as a Muslim, an Indian, and an American. 2 Oct Eboo Patel. Acts of Faith Book Cover. Introduction: The Faith Line. Someone who doesn’t make flowers makes thorns. If you’re not building. This page guide for “Acts Of Faith” by Eboo Patel includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 8 chapters, as well as several more in-depth.

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His mother met and followed a series of dangerous iconoclasts who preached a theology of hate. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video.

It is a form of proactive cooperation that affirms the identity of the constituent communities while emphasizing that the wellbeing of ffaith and all depends on the health of the whole. In fact, Rudolph is proud and defiant. His thesis is simple: An American in India 6.

Hindu nationalists, hate-filled rabbis, Christian Identity preachers, and Muslim totalitarians prey on young people’s desire to have a clear identity and make a powerful impact. On one side of the faith line are the religious totalitarians.

Eboo Patel On The Importance Of Religious Pluralism

We make huge sacrifices in money and freedom to fight extremists. At first this posed no problem. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I knew my generation had faith heroes of courage and vision. And at its heart and at its taith, America was about pluralism. Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: Rudolph wrote an essay denying the Holocaust when he was in high school.

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It’s a moot point, though, because we cannot devise an experiment to test the hypothesis. In my view we need more “I think god does X. The autobiography shows how an angry youth can be transformed into a leader for peace. Hearing him recount his suffering and my complicity is the single most humiliating experience of my life.


But he is not sorry. This hopeful book shows the power that is waiting to be engaged for a better future. With tears in my eyes, I bow my head before you. The Crossroads of the Identity Crisis. These are our woods. In this installment of the This American Moment series, Eboo Patel, director of the Interfaith Youth Core, discusses his efforts to promote religious pluralism among young people.

In fact, Rudolph is proud and defiant.

We should all heed this message and listen to these kinds of stories because, now, more than ever, we all need more friends. The principal of Whitwell Middle School, Linda Hooper, wanted the students in her school to learn about cultures and people who are different from themselves. One Whitwell student tour guide, about to graduate from eighth grade, reflects, “In the future, when I come back and see it, knowing that I was here to do this, it will be not just a memory, but kind of like in your heart, that you’ve changed the way that people think about other patl.

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Where the leading citizens fill you with pride. He never quite fit in. The point of this book is more the Over the next several years, the students at Whitwell studied that horrible time, met with Holocaust survivors, learned about the rich tradition of Judaism, and taught all the people they touched about the powerful role that young people can play in advocating for pluralism.

Whose message are they hearing? Eric took to calling the television “the Electric Jew. He assumed a fatherly relationship with Eric, enrolled him in Christian Identity youth programs, and made sure he read the literature of the movement. The other thing I thought of in the course of this book was a praxis for social fairh.

He was produced by a movement and encouraged by a culture. While sitting in Buddhist meditation, Islamic prayers he had learned egoo childhood came up in his mind, spontaneously working their way out. If you’re not building rooms where wisdom can be openly spoken, you’re building a prison.


See all reviews. Rose Bible Map Insert – fits in the back of your Bible. It makes sense to put effort into people of diverse religious backgrounds living together in harmony. A well-written, compelling testimony to how one man is trying to ensure that different religions can live side by side in peace.

I highly commend it.

But if you look from a certain angle, you see that they are not on opposite sides at all. Building the Interfaith Youth Core Conclusion: First, religious cooperation had been central to the work of most of these faith heroes. Pat Robertson says that Muslims want only to dominate Christians. Status is much more fluid in America, at least within oatel wide range of pf population that can loosely be characterized as middle-class. You might also be interested in: Not for his hate-spitting letter stating, “We declare and will wage total war on the ungodly communist regime in New York and your legislative bureaucratic lackeys in Washington,” signed qcts Army of God.

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Eric was soon drawing Nazi symbols in his schoolbooks at nearby Nantahala High School. He lectures the judge on the righteousness of his actions. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates eboo seller support?