Islam and Earth Day

MV: Today marks the 40th Anniversary for  the popular celebration of Earth Day! Now although I am not encouraging everyone to celebrate another Eid or the likes today, instead I want to share a nice Green article about what Islam says about taking care of the earth, everyday. In the Quran, Islam’s revealed text, men and women are viewed as God’s vicegerents on Earth. (2:30) God created nature in a balance (“al-mizan”) and mankind’s responsibility is to maintain this fragile equilibrium through wise governance and sound personal conduct. The Quran also describes the believing men and women as those who … Continue reading Islam and Earth Day

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