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.

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George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard
(Danish)
Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
(American)

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
(British)
Cornel WestCornel West
(American)
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)

OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)

John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)
AriusArius
(Libyan)

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)
R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)

Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)

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Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)
Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)
Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)

Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)
Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
Jean-Marie LustigerJean-Marie Lustiger
(French)

Godfried DanneelsGodfried Danneels
(Belgian)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)

John StottJohn Stott
(British)
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)
Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Jürgen MoltmannJürgen Moltmann
(German)
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)

Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)

Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Gregory PalamasGregory Palamas
(Greek)