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Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman Memorial Lecture with Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

March 31, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

All are welcome to attend the Rabbi Ferdinand M. Isserman Memorial Lecture at Washington University in St. Louis: Thursday, March 31st, 7:00 PM, Danforth University Center,  Room 276. Guests must complete visitor Covid screening assessment to attend.

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin will speak on the topic, “Dominion or Regeneration: How do Faith Communities Show Up in Perilous Times?”

Abdul-Matin is an interfaith leader focused on environmental justice and sustainability. His talk will include examples of interfaith partnerships working for economic justice, and call us to consider what our own religious and philosophical traditions call us to do in response to our climate crisis.

Abdul-Matin weaves fatherhood, sports, protecting the planet, technology, youth development, culture, music, poetry and a commitment to faith and family into a career focused on transforming our relationship to the planet, deepening democracy, and finding regenerative solutions to persistent human problems. Abdul-Matin is the author of Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet, and is the founder of Green Squash Consulting, a management consulting firm based in New York working with people, organizations, companies, coalitions, and governments committed to equity, justice, and protecting the planet.

This lecture is presented in collaboration with the Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis, the Office for Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. Free parking for the event is available in the Danforth University Center garage (6475 Forsyth Ave). This lecture is part of Interfaith Week 2022.

For more information, contact Callista.isabelle@wustl.edu.


March 31, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Office for Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life at Washington University


Danforth University Center Room 276
6475 Forsyth Ave
St. Louis, MO 63105
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