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

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)
Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)

OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)

IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)
John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
AriusArius
(Libyan)

Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)

Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)

Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)

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Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)

Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)
Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)
Walter BrueggemannWalter Brueggemann
(American)

Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)
Martin BucerMartin Bucer
(German)
Horst KasnerHorst Kasner
(German)