Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise / Eboo Patel.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: America is the most religiously devout country in the Western world and the most religiously diverse nation on the planet. In today's volatile climate of religious conflict, prejudice, and distrust, how do we affirm the principle that the American promise is deeply intertwined with how each of us engages with people of different faiths and beliefs? Eboo Patel, former faith adviser to Barack Obama and named one of America's best leaders by U.S. News & World Report, provides answers to this timely and consequential question.
    • Content Notes:
      Introduction / Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor -- Religious diversity and the American promise -- Cordoba House -- The Islamophoba industry in the White House -- Toward an interfaith America -- The American Ummah in the era of Islamophobia -- IMAN -- Postscript: Potluck nation -- Commentaries. The challenge of pluralism after the end of white Christian America / Robert P. Jones -- Hope without a common good / John Inazu -- Plural America needs myths : an essay in foundational narratives in response to Eboo Patel / Laurie L. Patton.
    • Content Notes:
      Partial contents: Commentaries. The challenge of pluralism after the end of white Christian America / Robert P. Jones ; Hope without a common good / John Inazu ; Plural America needs myths : an essay in foundational narratives in response to Eboo Patel / Laurie L. Patton.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references and index.
      Our compelling interests
    • ISBN:
      9780691182728
      0691182728
    • Accession Number:
      2018943925
    • Accession Number:
      on1035427999
      1035427999
    • Accession Number:
      piu.78162
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    • ABNT:
      PATEL, E.; CANTOR, N.; LEWIS, E. Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise. [s.l.] : Princeton University Press, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 22 ago. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Patel E, Cantor N, Lewis E. Out of Many Faiths : Religious Diversity and the American Promise. Princeton University Press; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456. Accessed August 22, 2019.
    • APA:
      Patel, E., Cantor, N., & Lewis, E. (2018). Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise. Princeton University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Patel, Eboo, Nancy Cantor, and Earl Lewis. 2018. Out of Many Faiths : Religious Diversity and the American Promise. Our Compelling Interests. Princeton University Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456.
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      Patel, E., Cantor, N. and Lewis, E. (2018) Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise. Princeton University Press (Our compelling interests). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456 (Accessed: 22 August 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Patel, E, Cantor, N & Lewis, E 2018, Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise, Our compelling interests, Princeton University Press, viewed 22 August 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Patel, Eboo, et al. Out of Many Faiths : Religious Diversity and the American Promise. Princeton University Press, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Patel, Eboo, Nancy Cantor, and Earl Lewis. Out of Many Faiths : Religious Diversity and the American Promise. Our Compelling Interests. Princeton University Press, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Patel E, Cantor N, Lewis E. Out of many faiths : religious diversity and the American promise [Internet]. Princeton University Press; 2018 [cited 2019 Aug 22]. (Our compelling interests). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&scope=site&db=cat05564a&AN=piu.78162&custid=s8692456

Reviews

PW Reviews 2018 July #4

Patel (Sacred Ground), former faith advisor to Barack Obama, explores questions about how American society has both resisted and welcomed partisanship, racism, and prejudice in recent decades, focusing largely on the experiences of Muslims. Setting up his book as an investigation of how Americans make sense of the many identities that form the collective body of the nation, Patel zooms in on Muslims as a "window through which to examine broader themes about America and religious diversity." Building on his prowess as an interfaith pioneer in American colleges, Patel offers a vision of pluralism that aims to guard against religious preference and particularism, advances everyday ethics, and invites Americans of many religious persuasions into civic participation. The main essay of the book takes up the conversation and controversy surrounding Cordoba House (also known as the 9/11 mosque) and anti-Muslim rhetoric in the Trump era; Patel is concerned about rising anti-Muslim sentiment but doesn't believe it will last. The final section features friendly but critical responses from scholars from diverse perspectives that challenge or modify Patel's ideas. Readers will be rewarded with Patel's rich perspective on religious diversity in America as he champions the strength of its civic identity and the possibility of religious pluralism in the years to come. (Sept.)

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