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.

Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard
(Danish)
Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
(American)
Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)
Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)
OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)

IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)

John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)
AriusArius
(Libyan)

George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)
Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)

Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)

Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)
Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)

Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)
Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
(American)