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)
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
(Turkish)
Jan HusJan Hus
(Czech)

OrigenOrigen
(Egyptian)
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
(British)
IrenaeusIrenaeus
(Turkish,Ancient Roman)

John WinthropJohn Winthrop
(British)
John HageeJohn Hagee
(American)
Francis ChanFrancis Chan
(American)

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
(Turkish)
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
(Swedish)
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(German)

Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
(Kazakh,Russian)
George PellGeorge Pell
(Australian)
PolycarpPolycarp
(Turkish)

Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
(Brazilian)
AriusArius
(Libyan)
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(American)

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
(American)
Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
(American)
Max LucadoMax Lucado
(American)

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
(British)
Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
(Pakistani)
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
(American)

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
(French,Italian)
Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
(Italian)
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
(British)

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Egyptian)
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
(French)
Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
(Spanish)

Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
(Israeli)
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
(British)
Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
(American)

Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
(Swiss,German)
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
(Iraqi)
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
(American)

Erwin McManusErwin McManus
(American)
Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
(American)
John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
(Czech)

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
(Indian)
PelagiusPelagius
(Ancient Roman)
Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
(Italian)

Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
(German)
Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
(French)
Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
(British)

Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
(German)
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
(German,Polish)
Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
(German,Polish)

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
(American)
Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
(German)
John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
(American)

John StottJohn Stott
(British)
Angelo SodanoAngelo Sodano
(Italian)
Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
(Georgian)

Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
(German,Dutch)
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
(Swiss)

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
(Austrian,American)
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
Jacobus ArminiusJacobus Arminius
(Dutch)

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
(German)
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(German)
John OrtbergJohn Ortberg
(American)

Mary DalyMary Daly
(American)
Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
(French)
Bruno PlatterBruno Platter
(Italian)

Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
(French)
Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
(German)
Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Egyptian)

Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
(American)
William PaleyWilliam Paley
(British)
Rudolf OttoRudolf Otto
(German)

Francis ArinzeFrancis Arinze
(Nigerian)
Ahmad KhomeiniAhmad Khomeini
Stanley HauerwasStanley Hauerwas
(American)