List of famous theologians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

A theologian may refer to someone who is specialized in the study of god and various religious beliefs and delve into the subject of religion and rational questions relating to god. They are educated and well versed in the various concepts, ideas, notions and the approaches to god and religious beliefs. Theologists may have acquired a formal degree in religious studies, philosophy or may be a part of any religious organization or place of faith. The English word theology came into existence in 1362 and by the 17th century it became recognized field of study and practice. Theologists may be involved in the study of either one religion or they may also be well versed in different religions that exist around the world. The different kinds of theologists may include Christian Theologists, Hindu theologists, Buddhist theologists, Jewish theologists and Islamic theologists. The various disciplines that come under the frame work of theology include anthropology of religion, comparative religion, and history of religion, philosophy of religion, psychology of religion and sociology of religion. Here is an exhaustive compilation of some of the world’s famous theologists, learn more about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard
(Danish)
Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
(American)

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)

OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)
John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)

AriusArius
(Libyan)
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)

Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)

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Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)

Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)
Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)

Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)

William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)
Martin BucerMartin Bucer
(German)
Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)

Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
(British)
Walter BrueggemannWalter Brueggemann
(American)