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Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise

Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise

  • Presented By: Dickinson College
  • Dates: October 24, 2018
  • Location: Dickinson College
  • Region: Carlisle
  • Address: Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St., Carlisle, PA 17013
  • Phone: (717) 245-1875
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) Eboo Patel will speak on the growth and influence of religious pluralism in America. His talk, “Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise,” will take place Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St. A book sale and signing will follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public.

In addition to his work with the IFYC, Patel served on President Obama’s inaugural faith council, which aimed to improve the partnerships the administration formed with faith-based and neighborhood organizations. He is the author of several books, including “Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation,” “Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America” and “Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise.” U.S. News & World Report named him one of America’s Best Leaders of 2009. Patel is a passionate advocate for religious diversity, understanding and cooperation. He holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University and is a recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.

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Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise