What the color line was to the 20th century, the faith line might be to the 21st.
Eboo Patel reflects upon a story of the Prophet that, to him, is a defining moment of Islam.
Out now: a new edition of Eboo Patel's acclaimed memoir with a new afterword by the author.
American history is an arc toward freedom, dignity and inclusiveness for all. That will include Muslims, sooner or later.
Eboo Patel calls on the former President to condemn the current right-wing rhetoric surrounding Cordoba House.
Link Roundup: Take a look at how our authors have been celebrating and promoting their freedom this week.
Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core, won the 2010 Louisville Grawemeyer award in religion for his autobiography, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation
"You won't see my speech on the evening news, though I believe that it was a far more accurate reflection of the tradition of Islam than the story that you saw looped on every channel, and headlined in print this morning."
The author of Acts of Faith has a surprising partner in fasting this Ramadan.
Today’s post is from Reshma Melwani, Beacon’s Foreign Rights assistant. Since joining Beacon a little over a year ago, Reshma has overseen countless translation deals; this post explores some of her more inspiring deals and their significance in today’s world.
Eboo Patel responds to the recent violence in Mumbai and finds a connection to Judaism during the Eid.
I chuckled to myself wondering what William F. Buckley, the author of the landmark conservative tract God and Man at Yale, might have thought of this year's Baccalaureate Service at Dartmouth College. In addition to Christian hymns and Bible readings, there was a Native American prayer offered in the Yuchi language, and recitations from the Hindu and Buddhist traditions. The main speaker – yours truly – was a Muslim.
"We live in a moment of religious conflict around the world, and that's precisely why we need to be proactive about a positive conversation about religion." Eboo Patel, author of Acts of Faith and founder and director of the Interfaith...
Eboo Patel, a Beacon author who blogs at the Washington Post/Newsweek website, has a a fiery post about the controversial author Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose criticism of Islam and embrace of Western values are, in Patel's view, based on misconceptions...