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Eboo Patel

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Coming Soon: Interfaith America with Eboo Patel

Interfaith America with Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel, president and founder of Interfaith America, reflects on the new American religious landscape with diverse civic leaders.


3 Oct 2022

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Eboo Patel on Why It’s Better to Build Than to Burn It Down

Matt Lewis and the News

Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith America, talks with Matt about his book, We Need To Build: Field Notes for Diverse Democracy. *** If you like this podcast, please consider leaving a five-star review on iTunes. It really makes a difference in helping people find us! Follow Matt Lewis & Cut Through the Noise: Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Patreon – Who is Matt Lewis? – Matt K. Lewis is a Senior Columnist at The Daily Beast, a CNN political commentator, and the author of Too Dumb to Fail. Buy the book – What is the “Matt Lewis & the News” Podcast? – Get to the heart of the issues at stake. In the podcast Matt Lewis & the News, Matt discusses politics, culture, and more with politicians, thinkers, and writers. If you’re looking for an intellectual take on important topics in current events and engaging commentary that gives complex issues the treatment they deserve, tune in to Matt Lewis & the News. Website Daily Beast Column


5 Sep 2022

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Eboo Patel on Interfaith Cooperation and Pluralism

Candid Insights with Sahil Badruddin

Sahil interviews Eboo Patel – Founder & Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and a member of former President Barack Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships – to discuss his insights on contemporary issues such as Interfaith Leadership, Action, and Dialogue; Pluralism, Homogenization, and Intellectual Diversity; Partnerships, Faith Leadership, and his vision for the Future. Published for OnFaith & Interview Transcript: sahilbadruddin.com/eboo-patel-interview--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/candidinsights/support


19 Jun 2022

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We Need More Faith in the Public Square, Says Eboo Patel of Interfaith America

The Long Game

Eboo Patel has spent decades thinking about interfaith work and buildnig an institution devoted to promoting it.In this conversation, we talk about his work building Interfaith America, his new book "We Need to Build," and how America can strengthen democracy by making faith more welcome in public life, not less so, by embracing its diversity of faiths as co-contributors to the common good.Here's the piece I mention by John Inazu: "Interfaith Doesn't Mean Compromise"Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/thelonggame. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 6mins

18 Jun 2022

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S2. Ep. 11: The Interfaith Imperative with Eboo Patel

What Could Go Right?

How can we live with people who are different from us? Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith America and former faith adviser to President Barack Obama, believes that interfaith living is essential to our collective well-being in an ethnically, racially, and ideologically diverse democracy. And in the United States, we actually do it quite well already.What Could Go Right? is produced by The Progress Network and The Podglomerate.

1hr 6mins

8 Jun 2022

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Examining Our Perceptions, with Eboo Patel

The Unfinished Church Podcast

The bishops speak with Eboo Patel, founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core, about implicit bias and the damage done when we project our cultural values onto others. We must do the hard but holy work of examining our own assumptions and perceptions and engaging in practices to build healthy, intercultural relationships that honor each creation as worthy, equal and sacred. ● About Eboo Patel. ● We Need to Build by Eboo Patel will be available May 2022. ● Read about how the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church is focusing on creating Beloved Community. ● Become aware of your own implicit biases by taking the Implicit Association Test. What does The United Methodist Church say about racism?


2 Jun 2022

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Eboo Patel: Field Notes on How to Build a Diverse Democracy in America

Keen On

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.In this episode, Andrew is joined by Eboo Patel, author of We Need to Build: Field Notes for Diverse Democracy.Named “one of America’s best leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, Eboo Patel is Founder and President of Interfaith America, the leading interfaith organization in the United States. Under his leadership, Interfaith America has worked with governments, universities, private companies, and civic organizations to make faith a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division. Eboo served on President Obama’s Inaugural Faith Council, has given hundreds of keynote addresses, and has written five books. He is an Ashoka Fellow and holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University, where he studied on a Rhodes scholarship. Eboo lives in Chicago with his wife, Shehnaz, and their two sons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


23 May 2022

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Episode 509: The War on Winsomeness & Interfaith Cooperation with Eboo Patel

The Holy Post

Despite the uproar over the leaked Supreme Court decision overturning Roe, it turns out 80 percent of Americans have a nuanced view of the issue. Phil, Skye, and Christian discuss responses to last week’s show and ask why are we nuanced about some moral issues and absolutist about others. Then, conservative Christians are attacking Tim Keller for his winsome, non-partisan approach to Christianity. They say winsomeness may have worked in the past, but now the culture war is so dangerous that we need a more aggressive and offensive approach. Are they right? Skye interviews Eboo Patel, the founder and president of Interfaith America, about his new book “We Need to Build: Field Notes for Diverse Democracy.” Patel, a Muslim-American, talks about the transformative role Christianity had on his calling, why interfaith cooperation is essential, and what concerns him about the current culture of activism in America. Plus, scientists discover the Mariah Carey of jellyfish. “Christian Asks” Patreon Bonus: https://www.patreon.com/posts/66555715/ News Segment 0:00 - Intro and updates Christian’s documentary - https://thegirlwhoworefreedom.com 3:29 - News of the Butt https://www.huffpost.com/entry/bloody-belly-comb-jelly-pooping_n_625e59f1e4b066ecde16f302 10:03 - Responses to last week’s show 17:03 - Nuance versus absolutism 28:55 - Tim Keller and the war on winsomeness55:26 - Holy Post Patreon http://patreon.com/holypost Interview with Eboo Patel“We Need to Build: Field Notes for Diverse Democracy” - https://amzn.to/3MquyqO Interfaith America - https://www.interfaithamerica.org57:30 - Eboo Patel - intro 59:20 - Background and calling 1:14:13 - Culture of activism in America 1:26:45 - Interfaith cooperation1:31:49 - CreditsResources and articles mentioned in news segment: ProGrace: prograce.orgHoly Post Episode 254: Rethinking Our Response to Abortion with Angie Weszely - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLa-rjvjAtk“America’s Abortion Quandry,” Pew Research Center - https://www.pewresearch.org/religion/2022/05/06/americas-abortion-quandary/“Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid” by Jonathan Haidt - https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/05/social-media-democracy-trust-babel/629369/Tim Keller Twitter thread - https://mobile.twitter.com/timkellernyc/status/1520107742110834699James Wood, “How I Evolved on Tim Keller” - https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2022/05/how-i-evolved-on-tim-kellerSamuel D. James, “Is it Time to Move Past Tim Keller?” - https://samueldjames.substack.com/p/is-it-time-to-move-past-tim-keller?s=rDavid French, “A Critique of Tim Keller Reveals the Moral Devolution of the New Christian Right” https://frenchpress.thedispatch.com/p/a-critique-of-tim-keller-reveals?s=rRod Dreher, “Tim Keller & Myxomatosis Christians” - https://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/tim-keller-david-french-myxomatosis-christians/ The Holy Post is supported by our listeners. We may earn affiliate commissions through links listed here. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

1hr 32mins

18 May 2022

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Eboo Patel: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Metaphysical Milkshake with Rainn & Reza

Rainn and Reza sit down with founder of Interfaith Youth Core, Eboo Patel, to ponder, "Can't We All Just Get Along?"  https://www.instagram.com/rainnwilson/ https://www.instagram.com/rezaaslan/?hl=en Special Thanks To Our Sponsors:  Goodniks Visit http://www.Goodniks.org to learn more about the Goodniks.  BetterHelp Get 10% off their first month at http://www.BetterHelp.com/MILKSHAKE  Buck Mason Go to http://www.BuckMason.com/MILKSHAKE and get a free t-shirt with your first order. Public Goods Go to http://www.PublicGoods.com/MILKSHAKE or use code MILKSHAKE at checkout to receive $15 (15 DOLLARS) off your first order.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


3 May 2022

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Convocation: Eboo Patel (IFYC)

Eastern Mennonite University Podcast

Join Eboo Patel, Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core, for a convocation address entitled, We Need to Build: Field Notes for Diverse Democracy. We live in a molten era where so much is changing and therefore anything is possible. Will America become a nightmare or a dream? So much depends on leaders like you. Are you ready to be an architect of an America where people from all identities thrive? This session with veteran interfaith leader Eboo Patel will both expand your knowledge and build your skills, helping you become the kind of leader our diverse democracy needs. Staff from our own EMU Center for Interfaith Engagement will host this convocation including facilitating a space for engaging questions both within the convocation and from 11-11:30 a.m. for those who are able to continue the conversation. Eboo Patel founded Interfaith Youth Core on the idea that religion should be a bridge of cooperation rather than a barrier of division. He is inspired to build this bridge by his identity as an American Muslim navigating a religiously diverse social landscape. For over 15 years he has worked with governments, social sector organizations, and college and university campuses to help make interfaith cooperation a social norm.

15 Sep 2021