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THE ESSENCE OF A GREAT LEADER: BOOK REVIEW OF “THE LEADERSHIP OF MUHAMMAD” BY JOHN ADAIR
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THE ESSENCE OF A GREAT LEADER: BOOK REVIEW OF “THE LEADERSHIP OF MUHAMMAD” BY JOHN ADAIR

It has always been a well-known secret that in order to achieve their legendary victories, great leaders like Salahuddin Ayyubi, also known as Saladin (1137 –1193), who conquered Jerusalem in 1187 and Mehmed the Fatih (1432 – 1481), the conqueror of Constantinople adopted the leadership etiquettes of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). They both were courageous, brave, generous and humble; neither of them was a dictator nor a tyrant, and they both were charitable and showed humility. After victory, Saladin did not plunder or enslave the enemy soldiers; thus keeping the tradition of the Conquest of Makkah alive. There is a consensus among the Muslim intellectuals that whoever follows in the footsteps of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) in leadership, will reap great rewards. Alas, too many contemporary Musl...