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.

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

Cometan Cometan
British

Joseph SmithJoseph Smith
American

Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard
Danish
Jimmy SwaggartJimmy Swaggart
American

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel Taylor Coleridge
British
Cornel WestCornel West
American

George PellGeorge Pell
Australian

OrigenOrigen
Egyptian
John WinthropJohn Winthrop
British

Jan HusJan Hus
Czech
John WycliffeJohn Wycliffe
British

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
Turkish

Francis ChanFrancis Chan
American

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
German
IrenaeusIrenaeus
Turkish, Ancient Roman
Emanuel SwedenborgEmanuel Swedenborg
Swedish

John HageeJohn Hagee
American

George WhitefieldGeorge Whitefield
British

PolycarpPolycarp
Turkish
William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
American

Achille SilvestriniAchille Silvestrini
Italian

AriusArius
Libyan

R. C. SproulR. C. Sproul
American

Max LucadoMax Lucado
American
Ali al-SistaniAli al-Sistani
Iraqi

Israr AhmedIsrar Ahmed
Pakistani
Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong
British

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
French, Italian

Michael ServetusMichael Servetus
Spanish
Akhmad KadyrovAkhmad Kadyrov
Kazakh, Russian

Robert BellarmineRobert Bellarmine
Italian
Clement of AlexandriaClement of Alexandria
Israeli

Alvin PlantingaAlvin Plantinga
American

Gabriele AmorthGabriele Amorth
Italian

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
French

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
Egyptian
Karl JaspersKarl Jaspers
Swiss, German

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
French

PelagiusPelagius
Ancient Roman

John Amos ComeniusJohn Amos Comenius
Czech
Hudson TaylorHudson Taylor
British

Erwin McManusErwin McManus
American
Friedrich SchleiermacherFriedrich Schleiermacher
German, Polish

John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
American

Edir MacedoEdir Macedo
Brazilian
Gotthold Ephraim LessingGotthold Ephraim Lessing
German

Timothy M. DolanTimothy M. Dolan
American
Shmuley BoteachShmuley Boteach
American

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
Turkish

Jeremiah WrightJeremiah Wright
American
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss

Ashraf Ali ThanwiAshraf Ali Thanwi
Indian
Dionysius the AreopagiteDionysius the Areopagite
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Oswald ChambersOswald Chambers
British

Jean-Marie LustigerJean-Marie Lustiger
French

Peter L. BergerPeter L. Berger
Austrian, American
Thomas à KempisThomas à Kempis
German
Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German

Jakob BöhmeJakob Böhme
German, Polish

Daniel BerriganDaniel Berrigan
American

Martin Adolf BormannMartin Adolf Bormann
German
Howard ThurmanHoward Thurman
American

Maximus the ConfessorMaximus the Confessor
Georgian

John StottJohn Stott
British

William PaleyWilliam Paley
British

John Shelby SpongJohn Shelby Spong
American
Jacques-Bénigne BossuetJacques-Bénigne Bossuet
French

Rudolf BultmannRudolf Bultmann
German
Nicolas MalebrancheNicolas Malebranche
French

Mary DalyMary Daly
American
Pope Adrian VIPope Adrian VI
German, Dutch
Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
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