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Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel is an author at Religion News Service.

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Seeking unity, Biden should look to Nelson Mandela

January 22, 2021

(RNS) — The new president should craft a strategy that welcomes the willing from the other side back into the circle of decency.

How to motivate millions of Americans to get vaccinated? Let faith help.

December 17, 2020

(RNS) — With thousands of lives on the line, America’s diverse religious communities are uniquely prepared to unite to meet this moment. 

The campaign is over. Will a Biden-Harris administration deliver on its interfaith promises?

November 13, 2020

(Interfaith America) — Leveraging the religious and ethical values of millions of Americans – both to build religious pluralism, and to solve social problems – could be a lasting legacy of their administration.

Amy Coney Barrett and the American wars of religion

September 30, 2020

(Interfaith America) — Support for the diverse faith and philosophical convictions that shape American public life should be a matter of bipartisan pride.

From King to Gandhi, racial justice brings faiths together

July 16, 2020

(RNS) — Racial equity is a movement where people from different faiths meet, are inspired by one another and advance a cause that we view as a sacred command.  

George Floyd and the Patels: A story in generations

June 3, 2020

(RNS) — If you talked to my kids about Morning in America, they would just laugh at you.

Passover, Easter, Ramadan — and interfaith America in action

April 10, 2020

(RNS) — In American hospitals, doctors and staffers from Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha’i and other faith backgrounds all work together to care for patients suffering from COVID-19. Together, they are bringing an interfaith version of the Good Samaritan to life.

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