Prof. Ninan was born in Kozhencheri, Kerala, India in a Syrian Christian Family which claims descent from one of the four families to whom St.Thomas the apostle of Jesus entrusted the gospel. His father Late.M.M.Mammen, was a publisher Freedom fighter and Christian Reformer. His eldest Brother is the well known theologian Late Dr.M.M.Thomas, who was the Chairman of the World Council of Churches, the Governor of Nagaland, India and the Chairman of the Christian Institute of Study of Society and Religion. He belongs to the Malankara Mar Thoma Church, a reformed church holding the theology of the Eastern Churches which claims a 2000 year old heritage.
He is by profession a Professor of Theoretical Physics and had been a teacher in various universities around world including Ethiopia, Ghana, Jamaica, Sudan, Yemen, India and United States of America. He retired as the President of the Hindustan Academy of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Affiliated to University of Bangalore, India
He was the first Moderator of the International Christian Fellowship, Sanaa, Yemen and the Co-founder, Sudan Pentecostal Church. He has published several studies on the influence of Christianity in the formation of Hindu religion and religious scriptures.
In this book we are dealing essentially with the presence of the serpent in the Garden of Eden and placed the newly created Adam and Eve with two strange trees For some strange reason the serpent who was one of the residents got involved. Why was the forbidden tree and the evil serpent in the garden?
This is a study of the possible date of birth of Jesus to determine whether our date of Christmas on which we celebrate the birth of Jesus is possible or not. This calculation is based entirely on the basis of Scripture. It is shown that in all possibility the birth of Jesus must have been around December 25 depending on the year on which he was born.
This is a study of the Pre-incarnation theophany of Jesus as the Angel of the Lord. The interpretation follows the the affirmations of the Eastern Churches. It analyses these theophanies to see whether they indicate the Angel of the Lord is God himself or not.