Prof. Rev. Dr. Gnana Robinson, B.Sc., B.D., M.Th., S.T.M., Dr. Theol. is a well known Pastor/Priest born and bought up in Gnanapuram, Kanyakumari District. He has had his education in Eranial High School, Scott Christian College, Nagercoil.
He did his Bachelor of Divinity degree and Masters of Theology degree at the United Theological College, Bangalore between 1957-1963.
He was ordained in the Church of South India and served as a pastor in the Kanyakumari Dioceses from 1960-61.
He did further post graduate studies in the field of Old Testament at the Union Theological Seminary, New York leading towards his STM degree. He continued his post-graduate work at Ecumenical Institute in Israel and at Hamburg University, Germany, and earned his Doctorate from the University of Hamburg in 1975.
He has served for more than forty years as Professor in Theology in several institutions, both in India and abroad. As a Theological teacher, he served at the Tamil nadu Theological College, Thirumaraiyur from 1963-69 and at the Tamilnadu Theological Seminary, Madurai from 1969-1987.
He has been the Principal of the Tamilnadu Theological Seminary, Madurai for nine years.
During 1987-1993, he was teaching at the Prediger Seminar in Soest, Westfalen, West Germany as Guest Professor.
In June 1993 he took over as the Principal of United Theological College, Bangalore for seven years, all the three institutions training Pastors/Priests to serve the church.
Twice he has been elected as the President of the only Theological University in India known as the Senate of Serampore College (University).