Sobhani, HE Ayatollah Jafar


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Jafar Sobhani
Source of Influence: Scholarly

School of Thought: Shi‘a, Traditional Shi‘a

Status: Featured in current year

Sobhani is a leading member of the Council of Mujtahids in the Seminary of Qom, one of the two most important centres of learning in Twelver Shiism. He is the director of the Imam Sadiq Institute, Iran. His work in all areas of the Islamic sciences is widely known and receives critical attention. Sobhani is a prolific writer, having published over 300 scholarly works.