Ayatollah Amid Zanjani


Ayatollah Amid Zanjani

(The Imam of Lorzadeh Mosque of Tehran)

He is educated from the seminaries of Qom, Zanjan and Najaf. Some of his teachers had been Ayatollah Boroujerdi, Imam Khomeini, Ayatollah Khoei, Ayatollah Hakim, Ayatollah Shahroudi, Mirza Baqer Zanjani, Allameh Tabatabaei and some of other famous and great seminary searchers. He is known as Mojtahed by the seminaries of Qom and Najaf.


He has written more than forty books and textbooks in political, Fiqh, law and interpretation of Quran fields. Also he has guided more than hundred dissertations for Phd and Master Courses in universities. His most famous compilation is the Political Fiqh which is published in ten volumes and his first article is ‘’women and election’’ which is published in 1337. The other his compilations are:

1)      The social evils of our century

2)      The election issues

3)      Islam and peaceful life

4)      Home and land

5)      The minorities rights in Islamic view

6)      The history of  Sufism and mysticism

7)      Human and religion

8)      The religious concepts of the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Textbook)

9)      Concepts and methods for Quran interpretation (Textbook)

10)  The Concepts of the Islamic political thought

11)  Political Fiqh in ten volumes: the concepts of constitution, the political system and leadership in Islam and the Islamic international law

12)  The international treaties and diplomacy in Islam

13)  The comparative Islamic law

14)  Ayatul Ahkam

15)  In the way of Abrahamic Hajj

16)  The meaning of Jihad in Imam Ali’s thought

17)  The comparative constitution ( the Islamic and western models)

18)  From the causes of guarantee and security to the concepts of the civil responsibilities

19)  The concepts of nationality

20)  An introduction to political thought and the foundations of constitution

*** He has published more than seventy articles in journal s and newspapers

 Careers and activities:

1)      the member of the general council of Jame’e Rohaniat Mobarez party since Islamic revolution establishment to now

2)      the elected senator by Tehran people in the Parliament of Iran

3)      the member of the constitutional review and reform council

4)      teaching in the University of Tehran since 1358 (Department of law)

5)       the chief of the politics and law Dept of the University of Tehran

6)      The president of Islamic Science Research Centre

7)      The previous chief of the University of Tehran

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