Jafar Sobhani is a lecturer at Qom seminaries and a senior member of the high council of Qom Seminary. Sobhani believes that the media in an Islamic country must be tightly controlled by the administration and it is not necessary that the people get informed about news unless necessary. He said: "Lying is a big sin, but telling the truth is not a must."
Ayatullah Subhani is also famous for his expertise in history and theological studies besides Jurisprudence and its Principles.
- Doctrines of Shi'i Islam: A Compendium of Imami Beliefs and Practices. ISBN 1-86064-780-4 (December 7, 2001)
- Aina E Wahabiat: An in depth analysis of the wahabi beliefs and their authenticity.
A few other written works include Al-Shifaa, Al-Shia, Al-Shia al-Imamiyah, Dor al-Shia, Al-Beda`h, Masai`l al-Fiqhiyah, Al-Ziyarah, Al-Ebadah.