Book Review: Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel | Media and Islam
Patel has built the Interfaith Youth Core, which empowers a younger generation to partner in promoting peaceful coexistence.After eight years of regularly teaching a course on Holocaust literature at Stamford, I am keenly aware of how important it is to respect individual differences even as students look beyond particulars toward universals.
Eboo Patel, author of Acts of Faith: ..
At this point in the story he is already in the process of starting the Interfaith Youth Core, and relates that to seeing how young the attackers of 9/11 were.
Paper 3 should be 750-1000 words in length. It will be an expository paper based on the book Acts of Faith by Eboo Patel. In the paper, your assignment is to describe Eboo Patel’s views on one of the following topics as his views are presented in the book Acts of Faith. Choose just one of these topics (not more than one) as the focus of your paper:
Eboo Patel's American Story - Religion in American History
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When Eboo and Kevin came to Him with the idea of the Interfaith Youth Corps he insisted they meet the Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama talked to Kevin( his very close college freind) and Eboo about there faith and Eboo realized more about himself and his Muslim heritage.
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Young people are able to strengthen their own faiths, make new friends and learn to see the world in a whole new way.
Patel also explains that it is a very important thing to be involved in because if any person feels rejected and doesn't feel like they fit in or are wanted
Teach for America
"If you joined Teach for America, you weren't just helping 30 fourth graders; you were transforming American education" (43, Acts of Faith).
Eboo Patel is the founder and ..
Patel, E. (2010). Acts of faith: The story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation [iBook version]. Retrieved from iBooks. (Original work published 2007)
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Patel, E. (2010). Acts of faith: The story of an American Muslim, the struggle for the soul of a generation. Boston: Beacon Press. (Original work published 2007)
Walking the Faith Line with Eboo Patel : NPR
He thought the Interfaith youth Corps was a great idea because he belived that "As you studyed other religions, you must learn more about your own and believe more in your own"
Patel was raised as a "Ismali Muslim", however did not really understand much of the practices as a child (19).
Although he was able to recite certain prayers, and partake in certain rituals, however, they did not hold much meaning.
Each night before laying down to sleep as a child, Eboo would ask himself "What can I do to make the popular white kids at school accept me, or at least not harass me?" (23).