With deep sorrow, we announce the demise of Rev. Dr. K. C. Abraham, a renowned Third World theologian, and an eminent ecumenical leader. He breathed his last today (12.6.2016) evening in Bangalore, where he had been staying and serving for the last several decades. His tenure at the United Theological College, Bangalore, as the professor of Theology and Ethics, will be fondly remembered by his students. He was a tall ecumenical leader from India, who presented his valuable insights in several international theological forums. He held several important responsibilities such as the founder of the ‘Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, the Director of the South Asia Theological Research Institute, and the Director of the Ecumenical Christian Centre in Bangalore. Being an author and editor of several books, his influence in the field of theology was far- reaching. He was an ordained minister from the Madhya Kerala Diocese of the Church of South India and was considered as a humble and dedicated pastor. He was certainly an eminent scholar, a great leader, and above all a loving human being. He is survived by his wife Dr. Molly Abraham, son Dr. Ajith (California University) and daughter Ms. Liza.
The mortal remains will be brought to the ‘Liza Home’ on Monday (13.6.2016) evening and the burial will take place on Tuesday (14.6.2016) at the St. Mark’s Cathedral, Bangalore, at 11.30 am.)
The officers of the CSI Synod expressed their condolences to the bereaved family.