What is interfaith?
The term interfaith broadly refers to the efforts of
people around the world to advance understanding, dialogue and
cooperation between religiously, culturally and socially diverse
Founded by Eboo Patel in 2009,
Interfaith Youth Core hinges on the principle that
interfaith cooperation is a doorway through which we can
discover the common ground that allows us to unify as a global
You are invited to begin a journey towards understanding
interfaith, Eboo Patel and the Interfaith Youth Core through the
Informative articles on Eboo Patel and interfaith issues
Dr. Patel talks about the strong female influences in his life and how
faith can be used as a bridge of cooperation.
Dr. Patel's 2013 Unitarian Universalist Ware Lecture:
Standing Your Sacred
How SMU is incorporating the interfaith movement on campus
A team of 5 staff and students participated in the Interfaith Youth Core
Leadership Conference at New York University from Aug. 11-13. The team
gained deeper insights on Dr. Patel's program and learned strategies on how
to implement interfaith programs on our campus.
The team will spearhead the Saint Martin's Interfaith Youth Core
Taskforce, which will be compromised of supportive faculty, staff, and
students from our community, to begin developing interfaith programs
throughout the academic year.