Eboo Patel

Stories by Eboo Patel

Hopeful for

Getty Images Ccombination of file pictures shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaking during the American Legion 94th National Convention … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s call

Jacquelyn Martin AP Visitors gather at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, for … Continued

Becoming all-American Muslims

It took Muslims a full three months to figure out a strategy to counter the campaign against Cordoba House, otherwise … Continued

After Sept 11, 2011, focus on the next 10 years

Washington wanted America to stand for something different: The high hope that people could do remarkable things together.

America should be ready to partner in Middle East

Charles Dharapak AP President Barack Obama delivers a policy address on events in the Middle East at the State Department … Continued

Newt Gingrich: a Catholic running against Islam?

David Goldman AP FILE – In this April 13, 2011 file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich arrives for a … Continued

Why we don’t need the bin Laden images

The pictures the White House did release of Bin Laden are far more important than the one they didn’t. We … Continued

Going public with faith

When the suicide bomb exploded as worshippers left New Year’s mass at a Coptic church in Alexandria, 21 people died … Continued

America testifies

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby. We know why Rep. Keith Ellison cried during yesterday’s King hearings. He cried because … Continued

Peter King’s hearings: Muslims stand united for a secure America

I wish people were more familiar with the name Salman Hamdani than the name Faisal Shehzad. Salman Hamdani was a … Continued

John Galliano and Orange County protests: what motivates religious hate?

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby. This week, lauded Christian Dior designer John Galliano was fired for anti-Semitic comments he … Continued

Shahbaz Bhatti assassinated: murder is not prophetic

This morning, Shahbaz Bhatti, minister of minorities and the sole Christian in the Pakistani government, was shot to death. Mr. … Continued

From Egypt to America: a new age of idealism

Princeton, NJ There’s an electric energy amongst the hundred or so student interfaith leaders gathered at the Coming Together conference … Continued

Dreaming of ‘A Different World’

Today’s guest blogger is Nico Lang, an intern at Interfaith Youth Core and a senior at DePaul University. Lang co-founded … Continued

From 9/11 to January 25th

In this Feb. 4, 2011 file photo, anti-govermnent demonstrators pray in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, File) A … Continued

From Selma to Montgomery; From Alexandria to Cairo

A Muslim holding the Koran (top L) and a Coptic Christian holding a cross are carried through opposition supporters in … Continued

The Egyptian revolution: An interfaith movement

Today’s guest blogger is Frank Fredericks, executive director of World Faith, co-director of Religious Freedom USA, and president of Çöñàr … Continued

Mr. President, seize this moment

An anti-Mubarack protestor watches the rally below from atop a bill board in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt on … Continued

(Photos): Egypt, Tunisia and the youth revolt in the Middle East

Egyptian women demonstrate outside the Lawyers’ Sydicate in Cairo on January 27, 2011, demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, … Continued

Christian and Muslim brotherhood is real

Today’s guest blogger is Hesham A. Hassaballa, a Chicago doctor and writer. He is co-author of the Beliefnet Guide to … Continued