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.

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)
OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)

John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Ancient Roman)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French)

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)

George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Russian)

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German)

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)

Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper

William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)

Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)

Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
(British)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)

Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)
Martin BucerMartin Bucer
(German)
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
(American)

Moshe FeinsteinMoshe Feinstein
(American)
Bruno BauerBruno Bauer
(German)
Walter BrueggemannWalter Brueggemann
(American)

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott
(British)
Johnny Lee ClaryJohnny Lee Clary
(American)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)

Nicolaus ZinzendorfNicolaus Zinzendorf
(German)
Bernard LonerganBernard Lonergan
(Canadian)
Avery DullesAvery Dulles
(American)

Jean-Luc MarionJean-Luc Marion
(French)
David StraussDavid Strauss
(German)
Johann EckJohann Eck
(German)

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