13 – Solomon and the Ant: Shifting Perspective and Imagination in Qur’anic Ethics – Dr. Ingrid Mattson (rebroadcast)

07.16.2018 - By Insights on Islam with Dr. Ingrid Mattson

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In this podcast, Dr. Ingrid Mattson explains the importance of knowing and reflecting on who the Almighty Creator is, and who we are through the stories of the Qur'an. She specifically uses the example of the Prophet Solomon (peace be upon him) to portray the difference between the creation's contingent power and control, and God's absolute power and control.
Cole Lecture delivered by Dr. Ingrid Mattson at Vanderbilt University in 2016.

Dr. Mattson was educated in Canada and the United States, earning a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1999. From 1998 to 2012 she was Professor of Islamic Studies at Hartford Seminary in CT where she developed and directed the first accredited graduate program for Muslim chaplains in America, and served as Director of the Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Dr. Ingrid Mattson is currently the London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron University College at Western University in Canada.

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