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Eboo Patel

Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2007

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Essay Topics


How does Patel define community? Discuss through the concept of ubuntu, or “people are people through other people.” 


Why does Patel view interfaith work and pluralism as the keys to a better society? Do you agree with his viewpoint? Why or why not? 


Discuss Patel’s view of the “faith line” and its potential influence on religious tolerance.