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Jaʻfar Sobhānī

Ayatollah Subhani was born in Tabriz, Iran in 1922.
He went to a theological school after finishing primary school. In the theological school he studied Arabic literature, Fiqh (jurisprudence), and Usool (principles). His studies there lasted until 1946.
Emigration to Qum
After 1946 he migrated to Qom to enter the Islamic Seminary there. In Qom he participated in the classes of Fiqh, Usool, Tafseer (Qur’anic commentary) and philosophy. There he learned under eminent scholars such as Ayatullah Boroujerdi, Imam Khumayni, and Sayyid Muhammad Tabataba’i for about fifteen years.
Subhani began a magazine, ‘Maktabe Islam’, which is still being published; this was done in collaboration with some well-known scholars of the Islamic seminary. His has also published and directed another magazine on theology, named ‘Kalaame Islami’, the first issue was published after the resounding victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
Ayatullah Subhani is a distinguished scholar in the Qom Seminary. Besides Jurisprudence and its Principles, he is also famous for his expertise in history and theological studies, and has established a great institute for theological research.
 some of his translated book into english:
– Commentary of Suratul Hujurat
– Introduction to The Science of Tafseer of the Quran
– The Message
– Youth & Spouse Selection
– Logic for Islamic Rules

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