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)

Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)
OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)

John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)
PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)
IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)

Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
AriusArius
(Libyan)

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)

Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Kazakhstani,Russian)

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)

John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Horst KasnerHorst Kasner
(German)

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)

Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper

Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)

William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)

Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)

Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)
Walter BrueggemannWalter Brueggemann
(American)
Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)