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How does our religious understanding of the world inform how we live and work together? Host Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith America, speaks with a rotating guest list of civic leaders and bridgebuilders working in diverse sections of American civic life.

Interfaith America with Eboo Patel is inspired by the Islamic concept of “Deen and Dunya” – Faith and the World – which has anchored Patel’s approach to building Interfaith America, the nation’s premier civic organization focused on the positive engagement of religious diversity. Patel, a renowned interfaith leader, will engage artists, intellectuals, civic leaders, and politicians, people with beliefs that range from spiritualist to traditionalist, all hoping to illuminate the connection between cosmic visions and concrete social change.

This podcast was made possible by a generous grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.

Interfaith America with Eboo Patel Eboo Patel

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How does our religious understanding of the world inform how we live and work together? Host Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith America, speaks with a rotating guest list of civic leaders and bridgebuilders working in diverse sections of American civic life.

Interfaith America with Eboo Patel is inspired by the Islamic concept of “Deen and Dunya” – Faith and the World – which has anchored Patel’s approach to building Interfaith America, the nation’s premier civic organization focused on the positive engagement of religious diversity. Patel, a renowned interfaith leader, will engage artists, intellectuals, civic leaders, and politicians, people with beliefs that range from spiritualist to traditionalist, all hoping to illuminate the connection between cosmic visions and concrete social change.

This podcast was made possible by a generous grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.

    Does a religiously diverse nation need a common story?

    Does a religiously diverse nation need a common story?

    Author David Brooks reflects on the changing demographics of America and its impact on the spiritual understanding of a generation.

    • 47 min
    What do evangelical Christians want for America?

    What do evangelical Christians want for America?

    Shirley Hoogstra, leader of a network of Christian colleges, discusses why she champions interfaith work and Christian education.

    • 25 min
    Is centering Black love and joy the key to building a better society?

    Is centering Black love and joy the key to building a better society?

    Leading social entrepreneur Trabian Shorters says you cannot build equity by denigrating those at the center of the equity conversation.

    • 40 min
    Who’s telling authentic stories about Muslim Americans?

    Who’s telling authentic stories about Muslim Americans?

    Kashif Shaikh, the founder of Pillars Fund, is financing Muslim American stories. He says it's his love letter to the community.

    • 48 min
    Is protecting voting rights a sacred value?

    Is protecting voting rights a sacred value?

    Rev. Adam Russell Taylor believes exercising our right to vote is a commitment that unites all our faith traditions.

    • 43 min
    Can poets and storytellers bridge our divides?

    Can poets and storytellers bridge our divides?

    Laurie Patton, president of Middlebury College in Vermont, believes there is power in sharing stories of bridgebuilding.

    • 38 min

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