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.

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

Cometan Cometan
British

Joseph SmithJoseph Smith
American

Cornel WestCornel West
American
Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard
Danish

Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
American
George PellGeorge Pell
Australian

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
British

Jan HusJan Hus
Czech
OrigenOrigen
Egyptian

John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
British
John HageeJohn Hagee
American

IrenaeusIrenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
German

Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
Swedish
John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
Turkish

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
British

PolycarpPolycarp
Turkish

William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
American
AriusArius
Libyan

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
British

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
American

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British

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

Max LucadoMax Lucado
American
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
Israeli

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French, Italian

Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
Iraqi
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
Kazakh, Russian

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
Spanish
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
British

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
American

PelagiusPelagius
Ancient Roman

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
American

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
French
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Erwin McManusErwin McManus
American

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
Turkish

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
Egyptian
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
Czech

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
Indian
Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
Brazilian

Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
American

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
German, Polish

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
French
Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
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Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
American
Jean-Marie LustigerJean-Marie Lustiger
French

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
Italian
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
German

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
German

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian

Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
Egyptian

John StottJohn Stott
British

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
American
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
German

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
Italian

Mary DalyMary Daly
American

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
Austrian, American
Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German

Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
French
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
German, Dutch

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
-
Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini
-
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
German