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1 Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a Model of Islamic Leadership
2 Who is he ? Almost 1.2 Billion bear witness he is the Messenger of God *1,126,325,000
3 Menikah s.d. sebelum kenabian Pengalaman Bisnisanak2Perjalanan bisnis bersama pamannyaRemaja s.d menikahMandiriMudharabahMenikah s.d. sebelum kenabianBersatu dengan bisnis KhadijahMasa kenabianMekah: diduga masih berbisnisMedinah: pengawas bisnis
4 ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA MUHAMMAD is the most successful of all Prophets and religious personalities.“ (11th Edition under Koran)
5 ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA “.... A mass of detail in the early sources show that he was an honest and upright man who had gained the respect and loyalty of others who were like-wise honest and upright men." (Vol. 12)
6 MICHAEL H. HART, ranked him 1st in the list of the Most Influential Persons in History : "My choice of Muhammad to lead the list of the world's most influential persons may surprise some readers and may be questioned by others, but he was the only man in history who was supremely successful on both the religious and secular levels.”** THE 100: A RANKING OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS IN HISTORY, New York, 1978, p. 33)
7 LAMAR TINE,The renowned historian, speaking on the essentials of human greatness wonders:Ifgreatness of purpose,smallness of means andastounding resultsare the three criteria of human genius, who could dare to compare any great man in modern history than MUHAMMAD?
8 MAHATMA GANDHI, says in ‘Young India’.. "I wanted to know the best of one who holds today's undisputed sway over the hearts of millions of mankind.. I became more than convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life.”
9 MAHATMA GANDHI, says in ‘Young India’.. "It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet the scrupulous regard for pledges, his intrepidity, his fearlessness, his absolute trust in God and in his own mission….”
10 REV. REGINALD BOSWORTH SMITH, "He was Caesar and Pope in one; but he was Pope without Pope's pretensions, Caesar without the legions of Caesar: without a standing army, without a bodyguard, without a palace, without a fixed revenue;
11 REV. REGINALD BOSWORTH SMITH, If ever any man had the right to say that he ruled by the right divine, it was Mohammed, for he had all the power without its instruments and without its supports."
12 LAMARTINE,Philosopher, orator, apostle, legislator, warrior, conqueror of ideas, restorer of rational dogmas, of a cult without images, the founder of twenty terrestrial empires and of one spiritual empire, that is MUHAMMAD.
13 LAMARTINE,The most famous men created arms, laws and empires only. They founded, if anything at all, no more than material powers which often crumbled away before their eyes.
14 LAMARTINE,This man moved not only armies, legislation, empires, peoples and dynasties, but millions of men in one- third of the then inhabited world; and more than that, he moved the altars, the gods, the religions, the ideas, the beliefs and souls....
15 LAMARTINE,As regards all the standards by which Human Greatness may be measured, we may well ask, IS THERE ANY MAN GREATER THAN HE ?"(ALPHONSE DE LAMAR TINE, HISTOIRE DE LA TURQUIE, PARIS, 1854, VOL. II, PP )
16 PROF. JULES MASSERMAN of USA Psychiatric Association : Leaders must fulfill three functionsprovide for the well being of the led,provide a social organization in which people feel relatively secureprovide them with one set of beliefs
17 PROF. JULES MASSERMAN of USA Psychiatric Association : People like Pasteur and Salk are leaders in the first sense.People like Gandhi and Confucius, on one hand, and Alexander, Caesar and Hitler on the other, are leaders in the second and perhaps the third sense.Jesus and Buddha belong in the third category alone.
18 PROF. JULES MASSERMAN of USA Psychiatric Association : Perhaps the greatest leader of all times was MUHAMMAD, who combined all three functions.To a lesser degree, Moses did the same."
19 ANNIE BESANT in The Life & Teaching of MUHAMMAD says "It is impossible for anyone who studies the life & character of the great Prophet of Arabia, …., to feel anything but reverence for that mighty Prophet, one of the great messengers of the Supreme. …I myself feel whenever I re-read them, a new way of admiration, a new sense of reverence for that mighty Arabian teacher."