Faithfully Sustainable; Saving Beauty and Truth: The Destruction of Nature and the Islamic Solution
–McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216
276 Bicentennial Way
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
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.
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, and Faithfully Sustainable.
- Sponsored by:
- Muslim Student Association (MSA); Environmental Affairs; Charles P. Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life