Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America
Eboo Patel is the founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core. He is at Yale to give the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture at the MacMillan Center. Named by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Leaders of 2009,” Mr. Patel is the author of the book Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, and his 2007 autobiography, Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation. He is also a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. We talk with Mr. Patel about his new book, Sacred Ground.