TEHRAN (Iran News) – Ayatollah Ebrahim Amini, member of Iran’s Expediency Council, passed away on Friday at the age of 95.
After suffering a long period of illness, the prominent religious scholar passed away in a hospital in the central city of Qom.
Ayatollah Amini was born in 1925 in Najafabad, Esfahan province.
Finishing his primary studies in Najafabad, he joined the Islamic Seminary of Esfahan in 1942. After completing his curriculum of religious studies in Esfahan, he joined the Islamic Seminary of Qom in 1947, where he studied jurisprudence and principles under the tutorship of most eminent religious scholars of that period.
Because of his special attitude and inclination towards the sciences of psychology, child psychology, education and training, family-rights, family-ethics , and the narrations of Prophet Muhammad and the Infallible Imams, he pursued advanced studies and research in these areas.
He also wrote many miscellaneous articles written on various issues, including ideological, political, social, ethical, and educational topics for presentation at national and international seminars and conferences.
Ayatollah Amini was also the secretary-general of the office of the Educational Research Centre of the Assembly of Experts, a member of the Academic Council of the Islamic Seminary of Qom and the chief of Cultural Affairs, a member of the board of trustees of the World Centre for Islamic Sciences, a member of the board of trustees Imam al-Sadiq University in Tehran and a member of the Supreme Council of the Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly.
- source : MNA, Irannews