Abraham Karickam


Regional Coordinator for URI-Asia: India, South Zone

Abraham holds a Ph.D. in English and Inter-religious Studies and MA degrees in History and Literature. He served as Director of Comparative Literature for Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, Kerala. Formerly a journalist, Abraham was responsible for the literature departments in numerous colleges in South India. Involved in interfaith activities for past 20 years, he serves as URI-India's South Zone Coordinator and President of Interfaith Students Movements in South India. He trains young adults in interfaith peacebuilding and is participating in the URI Traveling Peace Academy. He is the author of 15 books. His recent books include: Concept of Salvation in the Upanishads; the Bible and the Qur'an; and Intertextuality of the Holy Books.

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