Eboo Patel: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 • 12:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Monday October 10
Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom – Anheuser-Busch Hall 310
Book Signing immediatedly following

Access to Justice: Public Interest Law & Policy Speaker Series Fall 2016: “Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America”

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 highly religiously diverse social landscape. For over fifteen years he has worked with governments, social sector organizations, and college and university campuses to help make interfaith cooperation a social norm. Named by US News & World Report as one of America’s Best Leaders of 2009, Eboo served on President Obama’s Inaugural Faith Council and is the author of Acts of Faith, Sacred Ground and the new Interfaith Leadership: A Primer. He holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University, where he studied on a Rhodes scholarship.

with John lnazu Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion

Co-Sponsors: Washington University Center for Diversity and Inclusion, John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement & Institutional Diversity, American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, Saudi Student Association, and Middle Eastern Law Student Association.

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