Ahmed Hammuda

Ahmed Hammuda is a regular contributor at Islam21c. His interests lie in Qur'anic Tafsir and the field of Middle East Affairs and how they reflect on Muslims living in the West. He is an Electrical Engineer by trade and has been involved in various Da'wah activities over the course of his education and working life. He has transferred the same analytical approach required in engineering into a careful and measured approach in his views and positions.
139 Articles

Quranic Community #20 | Your Inner Reality will inevitably be Exposed

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How many's tongues are different to their hearts? Banū Asad’s reputation was tarnished through their very attempts to protect it. And everyone's inner reality will one day be exposed.

Quranic Community #19 | The Final Call to All of Mankind

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The final call to humanity is one that sets the benchmark for superiority. It is the ultimate divine proclamation against tribalism, nationalism, and xenophobia.

Quranic Community #18 | Suspicion, Spying and Backbiting: a Natural Progression

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Notice the power of the Qur'anic image. The backbiter is ‘consuming the flesh’ by eating into their victim's presence and honour. The victim is his or her ‘brother’ (or sister) in Islam. And it is ‘in a state of his (or her) death' since they are absent and cannot defend themselves.

Quranic Community #17 | What gives you the Right to Ridicule?

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If the deficiency is in your victim's religion or manners, fix it! If it is physical, then show respect towards the One who created them that way...

Quranic Community #16 | The Believers are nothing but Brothers

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“Your true brother is the one who is with you, harming himself to benefit you. The one who, if the misfortune of time shatters you, will disband himself to gather you.”

Quranic Community #15 | The Real Foundation of Brotherhood

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Those connected by womb are disposed on being merciful towards each other. How then with those Allāh made your brethren through your connection to Him?

Quranic Community #14 | The Imperativeness of Justice

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Did you know that a verse of the Qur'ān is plastered on the entrance of Harvard University's Dept. of Justice as the best quote for justice?

Quranic Community #13 | If Two Believing Groups Fight

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When fake news is taken as fact, it is more than likely that a fight is on the horizon. The duty is then on the rest to rush to prevent it, settle it, or coerce the groups to justice.

Quranic Community #12 | Who brought the False Report to the Prophet?

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Scrutiny and mulling over news is like much like 'leaving dough to ferment'. The best is that fermented the longest and the worst is that made 'instantly'. If the Prophet believed it 'instantly', the companions would have suffered.

Cattle, Herders, and the ‘Deal of the Century’

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Why the 'Deal of the Century' is destined to fail