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

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
American
Cornel WestCornel West
American

John Henry NewmanJohn Henry Newman
British

Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American

George PellGeorge Pell
Australian

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
Iraqi
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
Pakistani

AmbroseAmbrose
Ancient Roman
John HageeJohn Hagee
American

Saints Cyril and MethodiusSaints Cyril and Methodius
Greek

N. T. WrightN. T. Wright
British
Max LucadoMax Lucado
American

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
French
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
American

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
French

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
American

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
American

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
British
Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini
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John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
American

Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
Israeli

Cyril of AlexandriaCyril of Alexandria
Egyptian
Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
British
Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
American

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American

Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
Brazilian
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
British

PelagiusPelagius
Ancient Roman
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
German, Polish

John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
Czech

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
Egyptian
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
Italian

CyprianCyprian
Tunisian
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
Indian

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
French

Elaine PagelsElaine Pagels
American
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
German

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
Turkish
Francis ArinzeFrancis Arinze
Nigerian

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

AlcuinAlcuin
British

Thomas MüntzerThomas Müntzer
German
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
German

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
American

Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
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Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
Italian

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Angelo ScolaAngelo Scola
Italian

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
German, Dutch

Jim WallisJim Wallis
American

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
German
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
American

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish

Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
Italian

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
Austrian, American

Mary DalyMary Daly
American
John StottJohn Stott
British

Christoph SchönbornChristoph Schönborn
Austrian
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
American