By Rosemary Hancock


Islamic Environmentalism examines Muslim involvement in environmentalism within the usa and nice Britain. The ebook focuses upon Muslim activists and Islamic businesses that procedure environmentalism as a non secular accountability: delivering environmental readings of Islamic scriptures, and integrating spiritual ritual and perform with environmental action.



Honing in at the insights of social flow conception, Hancock predominantly examines the activism and adventure of Muslims keen on environmentalism and bases her examine on interviews with activists within the usa and nice Britain. certainly, the reader is first supplied with an insightful research of the ways that Muslim activists interpret and current environmentalism—diagnosing factors of environmental crises, providing suggestions, and motivating different Muslims into activism. this is often through a dialogue of the significance of affective ties, emotion and crew tradition in motivating and maintaining Muslim involvement in environmental activism.



A well timed quantity which pulls recognition to the synthesis of political activism and spiritual perform among Muslim environmentalists, this publication should be of curiosity to undergraduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers attracted to fields akin to Islamic experiences, Sociology of faith, Social circulate concept and Environmental stories.

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