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

Paul Tillich Paul Tillich
German, American
Roger Williams Roger Williams
British, American

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Cometan Cometan
British
John Henry NewmanJohn Henry Newman
British

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
American

Cornel WestCornel West
American

George PellGeorge Pell
Australian
John HageeJohn Hagee
American
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
German

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
Iraqi

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
American
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
British

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
French

Max LucadoMax Lucado
American

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
American

Saints Cyril and MethodiusSaints Cyril and Methodius
Greek
N. T. WrightN. T. Wright
British

Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
Kazakh, Russian
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
American

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French, Italian

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

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
Spanish
Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
American

Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
Israeli

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
German, Polish

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
French
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
French

Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
British

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
German

PelagiusPelagius
Ancient Roman
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
Italian

John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
Czech
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
American

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
Indian

Isaac WattsIsaac Watts
British
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
Egyptian
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
Brazilian

Thomas MüntzerThomas Müntzer
German

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
Italian

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German
Jim WallisJim Wallis
American

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
Turkish

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
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Jean-Marie LustigerJean-Marie Lustiger
French
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British

Mary DalyMary Daly
American

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
Italian

Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
French
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
German

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
German

William PaleyWilliam Paley
British

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
Austrian, American

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
German

Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
French
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian

John StottJohn Stott
British
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
American
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
American