Dr Nigel Ajay Kumar

Dr Nigel Kumar

Dr Nigel Ajay Kumar first joined SAIACS as an MA student in 1998. He later returned as Faculty in Training in the Theology department in 2003 and has been at the seminary ever since. His doctoral research was on the theological definition of the word “religion” and has been published as What is Religion: A Theological Answer.


Dr Nigel is married to Selena and they have one daughter. They attend The Gospel Church, an interdenominational community church close to the SAIACS campus.


Areas of Focus

  • Theological Method
  • Biblical Theology
  • Contextual Theology
  • Theology and Contemporary Culture (Film and Music)
  • Theological Research Methodology



  • PhD in Theology, SAIACS-ATA
  • MTh in Theology, SAIACS
  • MA in Christianity, SAIACS
  • BA in English Literature, St. Stephen’s College (Delhi)