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Eboo Patel Mentions University of the West’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Department (and Yours Truly) in His Recent [ALOUD] Conversation with Rev. Ed Bacon

(L-R) Eboo Patel and Rev. Ed Bacon at the Mark Taper Auditorium-Central Library, Los Angeles, CA, on October 30, 2012. Image via the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.

Interfaith Youth Core founder Eboo Patel, my pal in all things interfaith, visited Los Angeles recently and participated in an [ALOUD] conversation with Rev. Ed Bacon, rector of Pasadena’s All Saints Church, at the Mark Taper Auditorium in the Los Angeles County Central Public Library.

I attended the event with my University of the West colleague Dean Vanessa Karam and some of our friends. It was absolutely wonderful — Eboo and Rev. Bacon are wise fellows indeed — and I was embarrassed when Eboo singled me out (twice), but also delighted that he sang the praises of UWest and our students in the Buddhist Chaplaincy Department (which I direct).

You can listen to a podcast of the whole event here. Eboo mentions UWest and me at around the 13:10 and 30:48 marks.

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