Isaac Franklin

 Isaac Franklin I am Isaac Franklin, from India and I am an ordained Priest of Church of South India- Thoothukudi Nazareth Diocese. I am married to Grace and we are blessed with two children, son Carsten and daughter Tiffany. I served in my diocese as a Director in the Department of Men’s Fellowship for one year (2007-2008). My Pastoral ministerial experience was from June 2004 to May 2007 and again from April 2010 till May 2012.

I have secured a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A., Econmics) and Master of Arts degree (M.A., Sociology) from  Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tamilnadu, India. I have done my theological education from  Tamilnadu Theological Seminary ,Tamilnadu, India which is affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College (University) – both Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) and Master of Theology (M.Th. in NewTestament) degrees. Presently I am pursuing my doctoral programme at North India Post Graduate Theological Studies (NIIPGTS) under Senate of Serampore College (University). Currently I am doing my ‘Study Exposure’ at the University of Hamburg with the Scholarship of the Missionsakademie at the University of Hamburg.

The proposed title for my doctoral dissertation is: “The Portrayal of the Salvific Mission of Jesus in Select Johannine Signs: A Sociological Reading.