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.
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Quranic Community #10 | He Came to Eliminate Your Suffering

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In an age that promises doing 'whatever you want' is the key to happiness and prosperity, al-Hujuraat reminds that if the Prophet were to obey you in many of your liberties, you would in fact suffer.

Quranic Community #9 | Do you believe everything you are told?

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Who's who in this era of gossip, fake news and hearsay? How and when do we scrutinise what we hear? If you tend to believe everything you are told, read on...

US vs Iran: The Need for Balance

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Emotions are running high as tensions between Iran and the US escalate. In these circumstances, let us return to reason and composure

Quranic Community #8 | They called out the Messenger and the Companions Respond

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Who were those who called out the Messenger and what can we learn from the companions' dignified response?

The Stupidity of ‘Rewriting’ the Quran

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Attacks against the Quran only ever backfire

Quranic Community #7 | Lower your Voice in the Prophet’s Revered Presence

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If it surprises you that raising your voice above the Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) can render all of your good actions obsolete, ask yourself, who taught us that objective good that we fear becoming obsolete in the first place?

Quranic Community #6 | The Messenger is Like None Other

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Sultan Abdul Hamid II inaugurated the over 1000km Hijaz Railway in 1908. Since it passed through Madinah, a particular engineering marvel was designed in to apply the second verse of al-Hujurāt...

Quranic Community #5 | Manners with Allāh and His Prophet

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The first of five calls to those of Iman: the most rudimentary mannerism of obeying Allah and His Messenger. This is the only form of unconditional obedience that every believing layman and leader adheres to.

Quranic Community #4 | The Importance of al-Ḥujurāt’s General Message

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How valuable are prescribed acts of worship if Islam has simply had no impact on our conduct? This Surah came to 'perfect manners'. For your manners are not only perceived as Islam by others but are the heaviest deed you can bring for your salvation.

Quranic Community #3 | Surrounding al-Ḥujurāt

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In the third part of the Qurānic Community - we will speak about this special Sūrah's name, how it relates to its theme, its contextual relationship with the surrounding chapters and how its theme is served by its time of revelation.