Book Discussion on Acts of Faith

Eboo Patel was interviewed by Ms. Lee before an audience about his book, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle… read more

Eboo Patel was interviewed by Ms. Lee before an audience about his book, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation. As a young man Eboo Patel, an American Muslim from India, experienced discrimination and felt excluded from mainstream American society. He warned that religious extremists recruit similarly disaffected youth. He advocated cultivating interfaith dialogue among young people in order to promote peace. After the interview he responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Lisa Yun Lee Co-Founder Illinois Humanities Council->The Public Square
  • Eboo Patel Founder and Executive Director Interfaith Youth Core

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Book Discussion on Acts of Faith

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Sep 9, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2008

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  • Sep 09, 2007 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2008 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2008 | 5:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 2008 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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