Ravi Zacharias was born in India and immigrated to Canada with his family at age twenty. He has become a recognized authority on comparative religions, cults, and philosophy, having earned his Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and being conferred three doctorate degrees from Houghton College, Asbury College, and Tyndale College and Seminary, respectively. Zacharias’ speaking ministry has taken him worldwide – he has spoken in more than fifty countries, including several in the Middle East, Vietnam, and Cambodia, and in numerous universities, notably Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford. He has addressed writers of the peace accord in South Africa, President Fujimori’s cabinet and parliament in Peru, and military officers at the Lenin Military Academy and the Center for Geopolitical Strategy in Moscow. At the invitation of Billy Graham, Zacharias was plenary speaker at the International Conference for Itinerant Evangelists in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986, and 2000. More recently, Zacharias delivered the main address at the National Day of Prayer in Washington DC, an event endorsed and cohosted by President George W. Bush. He has spoken at the annual prayer breakfast for the United Nations in New York, and at the invitation of the President of Nigeria, addressed delegates at the first annual prayer breakfast for African Leaders in Mozambique in 2003. Zacharias held the chair of evangelism and contemporary thought at Alliance Theological Seminary for three and a half years, and was a visiting scholar at Cambridge University, where he studied moralist philosophers and literature of the Romantic era. He is listed as a distinguished lecturer with the Staley Foundation and at Oxford University he serves as visiting lecturer in world religions and apologetics. Zacharias’ weekly radio program, Let My People Think, is broadcast to one thousand stations nationwide and he also hosts a regular weekday program, Just Thinking. Zacharias is president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. He lives with his wife, Margaret, and together they have three grown children. In his spare time, Zacharias enjoys reading, sports, and spending time with his family.