Associate Professor
B.Sc., B.D., M.Th., D.Th., (Senate of Serampore College [University] – SATHRI)
Church Affiliation: Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church
Contact Number: +919940754915


REV. DR. J. G. JACOB SUNDAR SINGH is an ordained minister of the Tamil Evangelical Lutheran Church and serves as the Associate Professor of History of Christianity at GLTC. He earned his B.D. degree from Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute, Chennai and M.Th. from United Theological College, Bengaluru. He has completed his doctoral studies from South Asia Theological Research Institute (SATHRI). He has several years of pastoral experience since 1989. He has taught in the Department of History of Christianity at GLTC from 2002-2005. In addition, he has served as Director of TELC’s Ziegenbalg Spiritual Centre, Tharangambadi (2009-2010) and National Coordinator for Dalit and Adivasi Desk at the United Evangelical Lutheran Churches in India (UELCI), Chennai (2010-2013).

Research Interests:

Subaltern and Dalit Historiography, Construction of people’s history from their own unconventional and unwritten sources, Contextual Implications of Lutheran Theology, etc.

Academic Publications (Articles & Books):

  1. “Star of Tranquebar – Biography of Provost Bartholomew Ziegenbalg” (Tamil).
  2. Editor, Gurukul Daily Devotion. 2002-2003.
  3. The History of Jesus Movement up to 2006. A Ter Centenary Publication in 2006 (Tamil).
  4. Translated LWF Documents on “Water,” “HIV/AIDS,” into Tamil.