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David Sorge
David Sorge is a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania, in the department of sociology. He was born in Evansville, Indiana, and still calls that home, but spent most of his life in South Asia, in the Maldives and India. He graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in Linguistics and Asian Studies. He speaks Maldivian (Dhivehi), German, Hindi, and a little Arabic. At Rice, he co-founded and led the Rice Interfaith Dialogue Association, and developed a passion for facilitating cross-cultural communication. After graduating, he spent a year in India after graduating studying conflict resolution in the cities of Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. He plans to conduct research on the social dynamics of inter-group conflict and conflict resolution, with particular reference to inter-group relations in India.

Blog Entries by David Sorge

Diwali: Christian Reflections on the Festival of Light

(20) Comments | Posted November 12, 2012 | 7:30 PM

Tomorrow night, if you walk past an otherwise dark window in the top floor of an apartment in West Philadelphia, you will see the light of a row of candles along the window ledge, a muted tribute to the light of the lamps gracing millions of homes in India. There...

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