The results of the 2016 presidential election have left many people in shock and disappointment. In a time where people are fearing that a new administration will work to reverse much of the progress made in the last eight years, we are left wondering what the future holds. How do we continue to fight against climate change, fight for reproductive rights, LGBTQ protections, and racial and economic justice?
Throughout this election cycle, we’ve seen the rise of the radical right reminiscent of the pull of ultraconservative organizations from the past; increasing calls to prevent new immigrants from entering our country; increased calls to improve gun control legislation; a resurging wave of religious intolerance against Muslim Americans; and nationwide protests imploring racial justice and economic progress. These issues and others that have made headlines in the news have become focal points in this year’s presidential debates. To help inform the conversation about these topics, we’re recommending a list of titles from our catalogue.
Eboo Patel writes about a James Baldwin essay that helped guide him as an activist and writer.
We have found words of comfort and valuable analysis from our authors in the days since the Marathon bombings.
On the anniversary of King's death, Eboo Patel looks at his work through the lens of interfaith cooperation.
Eboo Patel addresses violent protest and religious intolerance: "the actions of a thuggish few are increasingly viewed as representing the sentiments of entire nations and religions."
We all have stories to tell. Chris Stedman reflects on how Eboo Patel inspired him to begin sharing his own story, and how Patel's new book Sacred Ground can inspire others.
A new book by Eboo Patel, author of Acts of Faith and founder of the Interfaith Youth Core, puts forth a vision for America based on interfaith cooperation and pluralism.
"In the history of the world, I don't know if anyone has ever been truly convinced of anything when staring into a shaking fist or a wagging finger. "