Sohrab Ahmari Bio | Wiki
Sohrab Ahmari is an American editor, columnist, and author of nonfiction books. He serves as a founding editor of the online magazine Compact. Sohrab is a contributing editor of The Catholic Herald and a columnist for First Things.
Prior to that, he worked as the op-ed editor of the New York Post, a columnist, and editor with The Wall Street Journal opinion pages in New York and London, and as a senior writer at Commentary.
Sohrab is the author of The New Philistines, a critique of how identity politics are corrupting the arts, and From Fire, by Water, a spiritual memoir about his conversion to Catholicism. He is also the author of The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos.
Sohrab Ahmari Age
Sohrab was born on February 1, 1985, in Tehran, Iran. He is 37 years old.
Sohrab Ahmari Height
He is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx. 1.72 m).
Sohrab Ahmari Family
He was born and raised in Tehran, Iran by his parents. At the age of 13, in 1998, Sohrab moved with his family to the United States. In his 2012 book, Arab Spring Dreams, he writes that he was interrogated by security officials about his parents. He holds an American nationality.
Sohrab Ahmari Wife | Ting Li
Sohrab is married to his beautiful wife Ting Li. She is a Chinese-American architect. Together, the couple shares two beautiful children a son and a daughter. Sohrab’s son was born in 2017 while his daughter was born in 2019.
Sohrab Ahmari Education
He received a J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. Between college and law school, Sohrab completed a two-year commitment to Teach for America in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas.
While in law school, inspired in part by the protests following the disputed June 2009 Iranian presidential election, he started working as a freelance journalist, contributing pieces to publications such as The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, and The Chronicle of Higher Education among others.
Sohrab Ahmari Books | Books
(2021) The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos
(2019) From Fire, by Water: My Journey to the Catholic Faith.
(2016) The New Philistines.
(2012) Arab Spring Dreams: The Next Generation Speaks Out for Freedom and Justice from North Africa to Iran (co-edited with Nasser Weddady)
Sohrab Ahmari The Unbroken Thread | Unbroken Thread
Sohrab’s most recent book The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos was published in 2021. He realized that when it comes to shaping his young son’s moral fiber, today’s America is woefully lacking. For millennia, the world’s great ethical and religious traditions have taught that true happiness lies in pursuing virtue and accepting limits. But now, unbound from these stubborn traditions, we are free to choose whichever way of life we think is most optimal—or, more often than not, merely the easiest.
Sohrab Ahmari Compact | Magazine | Compact Magazine
He is a founding editor of the online magazine Compact. Compact began operating in March 2022. The magazine was co-founded by Marxist populist Edwin Aponte, former editor of the conservative ecumenical journal First Things, Matthew Schmitz, and Sohrab. Sohrab is also a contributing editor of The Catholic Herald and a columnist for First Things.
Sohrab Ahmari Wall Street Journal | NYT
Previously, he served as the op-ed editor of the New York Post, a columnist, and editor with The Wall Street Journal opinion pages in New York and London, and as a senior writer at Commentary. After serving as a Robert L. Bartley fellow at The Wall Street Journal in 2012, Sohrab joined the publication as assistant books editor.
He then served as an editorial page writer based in London, where he wrote editorials and commissions and edited op-eds for the Journal’s European edition. In these positions, he wrote book reviews, and op-eds, and conducted interviews with prominent politicians, activists, and intellectuals for The Journal’s “Weekend Interview” feature.
Sohrab Ahmari The New Philistines
Sohrab’s book, The New Philistines, a critique of how identity politics are corrupting the arts, became released on October 20, 2016, from Biteback Publishing. The book is a passionate cri de coeur against this state of affairs. The New Philistines takes readers deep inside a cultural scene where all manner of ugly, inept art is celebrated so long as it. It is where the artistic glories of the Western world are revised and disfigured to fit the rigid doctrines of identity politics.
Sohrab Ahmari Catholic | Coversion
Sohrab was raised as a Twelver Shia but later embraced atheism. Ultimately later, he converted to Catholicism in 2016. In late September 2016, Sohrab wrote a three-page article about his conversion in The Catholic Herald, which was the cover story of the September 30, 2016 issue.
Sohrab Ahmari From Fire By Water
In January 2019, Ignatius Press published Sohrab’s spiritual memoir, From Fire, by Water, about his conversion to Roman Catholicism. He was a teenager living under the Iranian ayatollahs when he decided that there is no God. Nearly two decades later, he became received into the Roman Catholic Church.
Sohrab Ahmari Salary
He serves as a founding editor of the online magazine Compact and a contributing editor of The Catholic Herald and a columnist for First Things. Therefore, he earns a decent income. Sohrab’s average salary is $80,680 per year.
Sohrab Ahmari Net Worth
He earns his wealth from his career, therefore, he has amassed a fortune over the years. Sohrab’s estimated net worth is $980,765.
Who Is Sohrab Ahmari
Sohrab is an American editor, columnist, and author of nonfiction books. He serves as a founding editor of the online magazine Compact. Sohrab is a contributing editor of The Catholic Herald and a columnist for First Things.