Islam and Ecology
Category: Educationby fakhrul iman
Khalifa – trusteeship
Islam teaches that Allah created humans to be guardians of His creation. In other words, nature does not belong to us to do with as we wish, but is entrusted by Allah to our safe-keeping. ‘The world is green and beautiful, and Allah has appointed you his guardian over it,’ taught the prophet Muhammad.
Tawheed – unity
The central concept of Islam is tawheed, or unity. Allah is unity, and His unity is reflected in the ....