On Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester - carrying 902 service men, merchant seamen and civilian workers was sunk in the cold Atlantic. Among those lost were four Army chaplains whose rescue efforts became the foundation of post-war interfaith activism.
Our guest today is Eboo Patel, Founder and President of the Interfaith Youth Corps. He sees the beginnings of a new interfaith understanding coming with the trauma and international struggle against the novel coronavirus.
Religion News Service Editor-In-Chief Bob Smietana spoke with Eboo Patel for Beliefs.