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)

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)
John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)

OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)

IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Ancient Roman)

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
(American)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)

John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Russian)

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German)

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French)

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)

George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)

Felice LeonardoFelice Leonardo
(Italian)
Georges CottierGeorges Cottier
(Swiss)

Giovanni CanestriGiovanni Canestri
(Italian)

Achille SilvestriniAchille Silvestrini
(Italian)

Gilberto AgustoniGilberto Agustoni
(Swiss)
Ersilio ToniniErsilio Tonini
(Italian)

Géry LeulietGéry Leuliet
(French)
Albert MalboisAlbert Malbois
(French)

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)

Ernst GuttingErnst Gutting
(German)

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)

Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)

Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)
Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)

Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)
Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)

Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Horst KasnerHorst Kasner
(German)

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)

Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
(American)

Brother RogerBrother Roger
(Swiss)

Moshe FeinsteinMoshe Feinstein
(American)

Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)
Justin Francis RigaliJustin Francis Rigali
(American)

Martin BucerMartin Bucer
(German)
Bernard LonerganBernard Lonergan
(Canadian)

Johann EckJohann Eck
(German)

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