Find out more about the greatest German Theologians, including Martin Luther, Pope Benedict XVI, Paul Tillich, Pope Adrian VI and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing.
Martin LutherMartin Luther

10 November 1483

Hildegard of BingenHildegard of Bingen

16 September 1098

Paul TillichPaul Tillich

20 August 1886

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller

14 January 1892

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers

23 February 1883

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing

22 January 1729

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher

21 November 1768

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis

1380 AD

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme

24 April 1575

Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann

14 April 1930

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner

05 March 1904

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI

02 March 1459

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Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey

19 November 1833

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann

20 August 1884

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto

25 September 1869

Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann

08 April 1926

Martin BucerMartin Bucer

11 November 1491

Reinhard MarxReinhard Marx

21 September 1953

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Nicolaus ZinzendorfNicolaus Zinzendorf

26 May 1700

Bruno BauerBruno Bauer

06 September 1809

David StraussDavid Strauss

27 January 1808

Romano GuardiniRomano Guardini

17 February 1885

Dietrich von HildebrandDietrich von Hildebrand

12 October 1889

Julius WellhausenJulius Wellhausen

17 May 1844

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Horst KasnerHorst Kasner

06 August 1926

Johann EckJohann Eck

13 November 1486

Ernst TroeltschErnst Troeltsch

17 February 1865

Albrecht RitschlAlbrecht Ritschl

25 March 1822

Franz-Peter Tebartz-van ElstFranz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst

20 November 1959

Martin ChemnitzMartin Chemnitz

09 November 1522

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Thomas MuentzerThomas Muentzer

21 December 1489

Ernst GuttingErnst Gutting

30 January 1919