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Carter-Chalker Lectureship — Dr. Eboo Patel

February 21, 2018 7:00 PM - February 21, 2018 9:00 PM Langroise Recital Hall Lecture
Dr. Eboo Patel smiles for a portrait on a neutral background.

The College of Idaho’s Carter-Chalker Lectureship on Faith and Contemporary Issues will host prominent sociologist and interfaith leader, Dr. Eboo Patel, for a Feb. 21st campus visit and public lecture. Patel’s stay will include class visits, conversations with faculty and Student Life, and the free public lecture “Acts of Faith: Bridging Interfaith Barriers,” which is set for 7 p.m. in the Langroise Center for Performing and Fine Arts on the C of I campus in Caldwell. 

Eboo Patel is a leading voice in the movement for interfaith cooperation and the Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), a national nonprofit working to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. He is the author of the books Acts of Faith, Sacred Ground, and Interfaith Leadership. He is a frequent guest speaker on college campuses, a regular contributor to the public conversation around religion in America, and served on President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Faith Council. Patel holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.