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Green Deen by Keith Ellison, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

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Chapter 3Green Muslims

I was inspired to write this book after reflecting on my own Green Deen and meeting other Green Muslims who are living the six principles of a Green Deen. I sought out Muslims who are committed to being stewards of the Earth (khalifah), who understand the Oneness of God and His creation (tawhid), who look for signs of Allah (ayat) in everything around them, who move toward justice (adl), who seek to protect the delicate balance of the natural world (mizan), and who honor our sacred trust with God to protect the planet (amana). Happily, what I discovered is that Muslims are involved in every aspect of the stewardship of the Earth.

Stewardship of the Earth comes in many forms. Green Muslims like Aziz Siddiqi of Houston, ...

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