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)

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

John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)
John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)

IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)

AriusArius
(Libyan)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)
Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)
Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)

PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)
Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)

Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
John StottJohn Stott
(British)

Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)

Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)

Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
(American)
Marin MersenneMarin Mersenne
(French)