Dr. Os Guinness
International Adjunct Speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Author, and Social Critic
Dr. Os Guinness was born in China in World War II where his parents were medical missionaries. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford.
Dr. Guinness is an international adjunct speaker with RZIM (Ravi Zacharias Ministries), an author and social critic. He is currently a senior fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics in Oxford. He has written or edited more than thirty books, including The Call, Time for Truth, Long Journey Home, Unspeakable, A Free People’s Suicide, The Global Public Square, Renaissance and Fool’s Talk – The Recovery of Christian Persuasion.
Dr. Guinness was a freelance reporter with the BBC and served as Executive Director of the Williamsburg Charter Foundation, a bicentennial celebration of the First Amendment. He helped to draft “The Williamsburg Charter” and later “The Global Charter of Conscience,” which was published at the European Union Parliament in 2012. He speaks at major universities and at political and business conferences on many issues, including religious freedom, across the world.
He lives with his wife Jenny in the Washington, DC, area.