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.

Origen Origen
Egyptian

Roger Williams Roger Williams
British, American

Paul Tillich Paul Tillich
German, American

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Cometan Cometan
British

George PellGeorge Pell
Australian

Cornel WestCornel West
American

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
American

MaimonidesMaimonides
Spanish
Abdul Qadir GilaniAbdul Qadir Gilani
Iranian

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
Pakistani
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
American

Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American

Al-Shafi‘iAl-Shafi‘i
Saudi Arabian
John Henry NewmanJohn Henry Newman
British

Malik ibn AnasMalik ibn Anas
Saudi Arabian
John HageeJohn Hagee
American

Max LucadoMax Lucado
American

N. T. WrightN. T. Wright
British

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
American

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
American
AmbroseAmbrose
Ancient Roman

Saints Cyril and MethodiusSaints Cyril and Methodius
Greek

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
French

Cyril of AlexandriaCyril of Alexandria
Egyptian
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
French
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American

Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
Brazilian

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
British

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
Iraqi
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
Israeli

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
American
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
Indian

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

AlcuinAlcuin
British
CyprianCyprian
Tunisian

Pseudo-Dionysius the AreopagitePseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite
Ancient Roman
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
German, Polish

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
German, Dutch

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
Turkish
PelagiusPelagius
Ancient Roman

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
British
Thomas MüntzerThomas Müntzer
German

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
Egyptian

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
British

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
French
Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
German

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
German

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
Italian
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
American

John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
Czech
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
American

Emmanuel Joseph SieyèsEmmanuel Joseph Sieyès
French

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
American
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
German

Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
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Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
Italian
Isaac LuriaIsaac Luria
Israeli

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British

Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian, Turkish
John StottJohn Stott
British