McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216
276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury, VT 05753
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Open to the Public

The event will delve into the role of Islam in promoting environmental stewardship and how it can inspire individuals to take action towards a more sustainable future. Our speakers, Rhamis Kent and Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, will share their insights from their respective works, “Saving Truth and Beauty in a Destructive World: The Islamic Solution” and “Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet”. They will highlight the importance of recognizing the interdependence of all creatures and the need to protect and preserve nature as a way to honor God’s creation.

Speaker Information:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin is the author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet and is the co-founder of Green Squash Consulting, a New York based management firm that works with individuals and organizations committed to equity and justice. 

Rhamis Kent is a permaculture expert who has taught and assisted in projects all around the globe. Currently he serves as a consultant with United Designers International, a Supervisory Board member of Ecosystem Restoration Camps Foundation, and as a Trustee and Implementation Team member at Plant for Peace Foundation (UK). 

Co-sponsored by: Climate Action Capacity Project, Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest, the Scott Center, and Faithfully Sustainable.

Sponsored by:
Muslim Students Association (MSA); Environmental Affairs; Charles P. Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life; NEW PERENNIALS PROJECT

Contact Organizer

Wickstrom, Patrick