Ravi Zacharias
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Ravi Zacharias

"I promise I will leave no stone unturned in my pursuit of truth."

When former skeptic and seventeen-year-old Ravi Zacharias heard the words of Jesus in John 14:19, "Because I live, you also will live," the trajectory of his life changed forever. In a time of helplessness and unbelief--when he was on a bed of suicide--the truth of Scripture brought hope to Zacharias, and he committed his life to Christ, promising, "I will leave no stone unturned in my pursuit of truth." Earlier in John 14, Jesus says, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life." This verse has become the cornerstone of Zacharias's ultimate mission as a Christian apologist and evangelist: to present and defend the truth of Jesus Christ that others may find life in Him.

At age 71 he remains committed to his calling to represent the gospel of Jesus Christ through historical, philosophical, and moral foundations and to defend it against objectors with grace, clarity, and coherency. He has laid the framework of the truth of the gospel to millions of people in more than 70 countries, including on the campuses of some of the world's most prestigious universities.

As Zacharias began speaking at churches and conferences and participating in open forums on university campuses worldwide, he noticed a significant need for ministry in the area of Christian apologetics--both in leading nonbelievers to Christ as well as in training and equipping Christian leaders to effectively share the gospel. This need led Zacharias to found Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) in 1984, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, until relocating to Atlanta in 1985, to reach and challenge those who shape culture with the credibility of the gospel of Jesus Christ. In 2017, his vision to establish an apologetics training center in the United States with global reach was realized with the launch of the Zacharias Institute in Atlanta.

RZIM has fifteen offices throughout the world in the United States, Canada, Peru, Kenya, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Romania, Macedonia, Turkey, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, and the Middle East. Through its global team of speakers and more than 200 employees worldwide, RZIM seeks to impact the heart and intellect of society's thinkers and influencers through:
 Evangelism: RZIM shares the gospel through its global team of over 80 speakers and experts as well as its radio and television programs, podcasts, and publications that reach listeners and readers around the world.
 Apologetics: A team of evangelists and trained RZIM speakers participate in open forums, speaking engagements, panels, and debates to answer objections to Christianity with gentleness and respect.
 Spiritual Disciplines: RZIM strives to model and build Christ-like character through our books, group studies, and biblical resources.
 Training: RZIM hosts a range of programs and courses in the US, UK, India, Singapore, and online, which are designed to instruct and equip all who desire to effectively contend for the Christian worldview.
 Humanitarian Support: RZIM's humanitarian arm, Wellspring International, identifies and financially equips existing organizations aiding women and children at risk and provides individual scholarships to support education, healthcare, and basic living needs.

Zacharias has spent the past 45 years commending the Christian faith and addressing life's great existential questions of origin, meaning, morality, and destiny with eloquence and grace. He fully believes the truth of Jesus Christ can endure the toughest critiques and philosophical attacks. He has authored or edited over 25 books in the fields of theology, apologetics, comparative religion, and philosophy. Zacharias and his wife, Margie, have been married for 45 years and have three grown children. They reside in Atlanta.

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    • Jesus Among Secular Gods

    • The Countercultural Claims of Christ
    • By: Ravi Zacharias, Vince Vitale
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale defend the absolute claims of Christ against modern belief in the "secular gods" of atheism, scientism, relativism, and more....

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    • Terrific Book that illumines the Love of God .

    • By MW on 04-28-17

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    • Why Jesus?

    • Rediscovering His Truth in an Age of Mass-Marketed Spirituality
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Unveiling roots of thoughts, motives, philosophies

    • By Annie Hall on 10-08-12
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    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 01-25-12
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    • Why Suffering?

    • Finding Meaning and Comfort When Life Doesn't Make Sense
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    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
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    Why Suffering? provides an answer to the problem of pain and suffering with emotional sensitivity and intellectual integrity....

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    • Best time spent / benefit ratio book of my life

    • By Dani on 01-05-15

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    • Jesus Among Other Gods

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    In a world with so many religions - why Jesus? You are living in a time when you can believe anything, as long as you do not claim it to be true...

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    • By Steven on 01-15-08

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    • The Grand Weaver

    • How God Shapes Us Through the Events in Our Lives
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    • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
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    With inspiring stories and thought-provoking questions, Ravi Zacharias traces the multiple threads of our lives....

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    • Grand indeed

    • By Mark on 12-05-09

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    • The End of Reason

    • A Response to the New Atheists
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The End of Reason, Zacharias underscores the dependability of the Bible along with his belief in the power and goodness of God....

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    • Great Philosophical Logic

    • By coffeeguy on 02-21-15

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    • The Kingdom of the Cults

    • By: Walter Martin
    • Narrated by: Maurice England
    • Length: 39 hrs
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    The Kingdom of the Cults has been the authoritative reference work on major cult systems for more than 40 years....

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    • Walter Martin at his Best

    • By Lyndon on 03-30-13

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    • Has Christianity Failed You?

    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Ravi Zacharias
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's time to ask the hard questions of what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ and why it seems as though God has made it so hard to continue believing....

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    • Would recommend

    • By Ted A. on 05-25-17

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    • Walking from East to West

    • God in the Shadows
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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    This is a story about an amazing man. Yet it is also everyone's story about belief - how it begins, how it grows, and the struggles associated with it....

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    • Life Changing Book!

    • By Bryce on 02-16-12

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    • Sense and Sensuality

    • Jesus Talks with Oscar Wilde on the Pursuit of Pleasure
    • By: Ravi Zacharias
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A conversation between Oscar Wilde and Jesus Christ....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Dialogue that fell short of Greatness

    • By Kellen on 10-14-13

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