Eboo Patel

Acts of Faith:
Interfaith Leadership in a Time of Global Religious Crisis at Half-Century

March 1, 2012

Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based organization building the global interfaith youth movement. Author of the award-winning book Acts of Faith, Patel also is a regular contributor to the Washington Post, USA Today and CNN. An American Muslim, Patel served on President Obama’s inaugural Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University. Patel spoke at Wake Forest in the tradition of Pro Humanitate as he addresses issues of global faith and religious leadership.