A Calling for Seva

Pradhan, Vidya
August 2011
India Currents;Aug2011, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p44
An interview with Hindu chaplain in the U.S. Army Pratima Dharm is presented. According to him, he has always been interested in religion and theology before migrating to the U.S. to study in a seminary. He comments that he was comfortable in studying at a Christian seminary in the country and has been exposed to Christianity.


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