Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias Ravi Zacharias is an evangelical author, speaker, apologist, and theologian. Born in India in 1946, he immigrated to Canada with his family twenty years later. He received a Master of Divinity from Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.





Well-versed in the disciplines of comparative religions, cults, and philosophy, he held the chair of Evangelism and Contemporary Thought at Alliance Theological Seminary for three and a half years. Mr. Zacharias has been honored by the conferring of a Doctor of Divinity degree both from Houghton College, NY, and from Tyndale College and Seminary, Toronto, and a Doctor of Laws degree from Asbury College in Kentucky. He is presently a Visiting Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University in Oxford, England. [1]

Zacharias has been a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, where he studied moralist philosophers and literature of the Romantic era. While at Cambridge he also authored his first book, A Shattered Visage: The Real Face of Atheism (Baker Book House, 1994, 2nd ed.), which in 2004 was updated and republished by Baker as The Real Face of Atheism. His second book, Can Man Live without God (Word Publishing, 1994), was awarded the Gold Medallion for best book in the category of doctrine and theology. [2]

Zacharias is listed as a distinguished lecturer with the Staley Foundation and has appeared on CNN and other international broadcasts. His weekly radio program, "Let My People Think," is broadcast over 1500 stations worldwide, and his weekday program, "Just Thinking," began airing in November 2004. He is president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with additional offices in Canada, India, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. [3]

See also

Major Works

  • I, Isaac, Take Thee, Rebekah (2004)
  • Recapture the Wonder (2003)
  • The Lotus and the Cross: Jesus Talks To Buddha (2001)
  • Jesus Among Other Gods (2000)
  • Deliver Us From Evil (1998)