Muslim Scholars at ISNA Convention Stress Importance of Leadership Roles

September 7, 2004

Source: Islam-Online Net

On September 7, 2004 Islam-Online Net reported that, "Muslims in America need to make leadership roles an integral part of their lives to succeed in the country, Muslim scholars have urged. The topic was highlighted during the 41st Annual Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) Convention, where thousands of Muslims descended on Chicago as of Friday, September 4, in the largest Islamic gathering on the continent... The speakers agreed that leadership in today’s context means someone with some level of success, or that, in other words, a leader is someone who supplements professional success by active involvement in society and mainstream organizations in this country.' "