Bridges

Eboo Patel 4-03-2014

This may be a field whose time has come.

Eboo Patel 2-04-2014

What will happen to U.S. civil society as the pews empty out?

Eboo Patel 12-11-2013

Just like that, the pope had gotten to the heart of Islam, my religion.

Eboo Patel 10-02-2013

How did a skinny, shy, middle-class Indian come to lead one of history's great liberation struggles?

Eboo Patel 7-01-2013

I felt the horror of a kid caught in a grade school coolness competition.

Eboo Patel 5-11-2013

Bridges don't fall from the sky; people build them.

An inaugural prayer should connect the particularities of one's own faith tradition with the pluralism of the nation.

Eboo Patel 1-07-2013

The stories we tell today are simply the next chapter in an overarching narrative of hope, justice, and pluralism.

Eboo Patel 11-02-2012

It's frustrating to be constantly represented by violent thugs and to be asked to explain their actions.

Eboo Patel 9-01-2012

Sometimes I fly through my schedule so fast that I zoom past the craft.

Eboo Patel 7-01-2012

If the forces of pluralism don’t write the next chapter in the American story, the forces of prejudice will.

Eboo Patel 5-01-2012

Gathering people from different faiths to serve others is one way of living out the command of Jesus to offer comfort to the afflicted.

Eboo Patel 3-01-2012

Chris Stedman's "faitheism" doesn't hate God, it loves people.

Eboo Patel 1-01-2012

It was not the stones thrown by his tormentors that made him suffer most, he said; it was the silence of his friends.

Eboo Patel 11-01-2011

The Oslo shooter took inspiration from America's own anti-Muslim rightists.

Eboo Patel 8-01-2011

The fate of the 21st century will be decided by civic leader-to-civic leader relations in a global context.

Eboo Patel 6-03-2011

Mainstream Muslims detest the infection of radicalization far more than do other people.

Eboo Patel 4-01-2011

The whole idea of democracy is that the setiments of our fellow citizens have power; we put ourselves in each other's hands.

Eboo Patel 2-01-2011

When Pastor Terry Jones threatened to burn Qurans at his church in Florida this fall, he hurt a lot of Muslims I know. He also hurt a lot of Christians.

Eboo Patel 12-01-2010

When the forces of intolerance rear their ugly heads, the forces of inclusion go into action.

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