World-renowned apologist and author Ravi Zacharias has died after a brief battle with cancer. He was 74. Mr Zacharias had been suffering from an aggressive form of sarcoma and was recently told that there were no more medical treatment options available to him. He passed away at his home in Atlanta on the morning of May 19 and is survived by his wife of 48 years, Margie; daughters, Sarah and Naomi; son, Nathan; and five grandchildren. Announcing the sad news and paying tribute to their founder, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), said: "Ravi Zacharias spent the past 48 years commending the Christian faith and addressing life’s greatest existential questions of origin, meaning, morality and destiny with eloquence and grace. "Through his founding and leadership of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM), Zacharias launched a global team of nearly 100 Christian scholars and authors who continue to speak, resource, train and address the questions of millions around the world."