Ravi Zacharias, Christian evangelist and defender of the faith, dies at 74

By Caleb Parke | Fox News
May 19, 2020

Ravi Zacharias, a renowned Christian evangelist and best-selling author, died Tuesday morning at his home in Atlanta after a brief battle with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, Fox News has confirmed. He was 74.

The popular author, speaker, and founder of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) spent the greater part of his life defending Christianity after finding his faith while facing suicide at the age of 17.

Zacharias was a frequent guest on Fox News Channel discussing issues of faith. He was born in Chennai, India, in 1946, and immigrated to Canada, where he began his studies in theology, before moving to the United States, according to his online obituary.