Christian theologians

2017-07-28T20:58:46+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Praxeas, Clark Pinnock, Diodorus of Tarsus, Christoph Friedrich von Ammon, Melito of Sardis, Fulgentius of Ruspe, Jan Rokycana, Johannes Oecolampadius, John Climacus, John Philoponus, Pantaenus, Isaac of Nineveh, Isidore of Pelusium, Ibas of Edessa, Isidore of Seville, Richard Rolle, Sabellius, Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, Gregory of Rimini, Gáspár Heltai, Fulgentius Ferrandus, Procopius of Gaza, Laurentius Petri, Sebastian Franck, Gaius Marius Victorinus, Juraj Križanić, Aeneas of Gaza, Adolf von Harnack, Palladius of Galatia, Tatian, Aristides of Athens, Prosper of Aquitaine, Gemistus Pletho, Theophilus of Antioch, Barsanuphius of Palestine, Diadochos of Photiki, Marcion of Sinope, Alexander of Lycopolis, Theodore of Mopsuestia, Brevard Childs, Apollinaris of Laodicea, R. C. Sproul, Maximus the Confessor, Novatian, Dorotheus of Gaza, Walter Künneth, William of Auvergne (bishop), Andrew Comiskey, Gregory of Elvira, Didymus the Blind, Gregory of Tatev, John Cassian, Gregory Thaumaturgus, Gottschalk of Orbais, Hermogenes of Tarsus, Andreas of Caesarea, Methodius of Olympus, Johannes Cardinalis von Bergreichenstein, Peter Galadza, Hierax (ascetic), Richard of Middleton, Theodore Abu Qurrah, Hugh Ripelin of Strasburg, List of Christian theologians, Bernard Ryosuke Inagaki, Andronicianus, Germanos Adam, Luke of Prague, Jakob Jocz, Masao Takenaka, Jesse Mugambi flashcards Christian theologians
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  • Praxeas
    Praxeas was a Monarchian from Asia Minor who lived in the end of the 2nd century/beginning of the 3rd century.
  • Clark Pinnock
    Clark H. Pinnock (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 3, 1937 – August 15, 2010) was a Christian theologian, apologist and author.
  • Diodorus of Tarsus
    Diodore of Tarsus (Greek Διόδωρος; died c. 390) was a Christian bishop, a monastic reformer, and a theologian.
  • Christoph Friedrich von Ammon
    Christoph Friedrich von Ammon (January 16, 1766 – May 21, 1850) was a German theological writer and preacher.
  • Melito of Sardis
    Melito of Sardis (Greek: Μελίτων Σάρδεων Melíton Sárdeon) (died c. 180) was the bishop of Sardis near Smyrna in western Anatolia, and a great authority in early Christianity.
  • Fulgentius of Ruspe
    Saint Fulgentius of Ruspe (462 or 467 – 1 January 527 or 533) was bishop of the city of Ruspe, North Africa, in the 5th and 6th century and was canonized as a Christian saint.
  • Jan Rokycana
    John of Rokycany, also known as Jan of Rokycany, in Czech language Jan Rokycana, and Jan z Rokycan (c. 1396 in Rokycany, Bohemia - February 21, 1471 in Prague) was a Hussite theologian and a key figure in Bohemian church history.
  • Johannes Oecolampadius
    Johannes Oecolampadius, IPA: [ɔɪkɑːlæmpædiːʌs], or Oekolampad (1482 – 24 November 1531) was a German Reformed theologian religious reformer from the Electorate of the Palatinate.
  • John Climacus
    Saint John Climacus (Greek: Ἰωάννης τῆς Κλίμακος; Latin: Ioannes Climacus), also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites, was a 7th-century Christian monk at the monastery on Mount Sinai.
  • John Philoponus
    John Philoponus (/fᵻˈlɒpənəs/; Ἰωάννης ὁ Φιλόπονος; c. 490 – c. 570), also known as John the Grammarian or John of Alexandria, was an Alexandrian philologist, Aristotelian commentator and Christian theologian, author of a considerable number of philosophical treatises and theological works.
  • Pantaenus
    Saint Pantaenus the Philosopher (Greek: Πάνταινος; died c. 200) was a Greek theologian and a significant figure in the Catechetical School of Alexandria from around AD 180.
  • Isaac of Nineveh
    Isaac of Nineveh (Syriac: ܡܪܝ ܐܝܣܚܩ ܕܢܝܢܘ‎; Arabic: إسحاق النينوي Ishak an-Naynuwī; Greek: Ἰσαὰκ Σύρος; c. 613 – c. 700) also remembered as Saint Isaac the Syrian, Abba Isaac, Isaac Syrus and Isaac of Qatar was a 7th-century Church of the East Syriac Christian bishop and theologian best remembered for his written works on Christian asceticism.
  • Isidore of Pelusium
    Isidore of Pelusium (d. c.450) was born in Egypt to a prominent Alexandrian family.
  • Ibas of Edessa
    Ibas (Syriac: ܗܝܒܐ ܐܘܪܗܝܐ‎, Ihiba or Hiba; d. October 28, 457) was bishop of Edessa (c. 435–457) and was born in Syria.
  • Isidore of Seville
    Saint Isidore of Seville (Latin: Isidorus Hispalensis; c. 560 – 4 April 636), a scholar and, for over three decades, Archbishop of Seville, is widely regarded as the last of the Fathers of the Church, as the 19th-century historian Montalembert put it in an oft-quoted phrase, "The last scholar of the ancient world.
  • Richard Rolle
    Richard Rolle (1290/1300– late September 1349) was an English hermit, mystic, and religious writer.
  • Sabellius
    Sabellius (fl. ca. 215) was a third-century priest and theologian who most likely taught in Rome, but may have been a North African from Libya.
  • Pope Alexander I of Alexandria
    Pope Alexander I of Alexandria, 19th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of St.
  • Gregory of Rimini
    Gregory of Rimini (c. 1300, Rimini – November 1358, Vienna), also called Gregorius de Arimino or Ariminensis, was one of the great scholastic philosophers and theologians of the Middle Ages.
  • Gáspár Heltai
    Gáspár Heltai (born: Kaspar Helth) (c. 1490–1574) was a Transylvanian Saxon writer and printer.
  • Fulgentius Ferrandus
    Fulgentius Ferrandus was a canonist and theologian of the African Church in the first half of the 6th century.
  • Procopius of Gaza
    Procopius of Gaza (c. 465-528 AD) was a Christian sophist and rhetorician, one of the most important representatives of the famous school of his native place.
  • Laurentius Petri
    Laurentius Petri Nericius (1499 – 27 October 1573) was a Swedish clergyman and the first Evangelical Lutheran Archbishop of Sweden.
  • Sebastian Franck
    Sebastian Franck (20 January 1499 – c. 1543) was a 16th-century German freethinker, humanist, and radical reformer.
  • Gaius Marius Victorinus
    Gaius Marius Victorinus (also known as Victorinus Afer; fl. 4th century) was a Roman grammarian, rhetorician and Neoplatonic philosopher.
  • Juraj Križanić
    Juraj Križanić (c. 1618 – 12 September 1683), also known as Yuriy Krizhanich or Iurii Krizhanich (Russian: Крижанич, Юрий), was a Croatian Catholic missionary who is often regarded as the earliest recorded pan-Slavist.
  • Aeneas of Gaza
    Aeneas of Gaza (d. c. 518) was a Neo-Platonic philosopher, a convert to Christianity, who flourished towards the end of the fifth century.
  • Adolf von Harnack
    Carl Gustav Adolf von Harnack (7 May 1851 – 10 June 1930) was a German Lutheran theologian and prominent church historian.
  • Palladius of Galatia
    Palladius of Galatia was bishop of Helenopolis in Bithynia, and a devoted disciple of Saint John Chrysostom.
  • Tatian
    Tatian of Adiabene, or Tatian the Assyrian (/ˈteɪʃən, -iən/; Latin: Tatianus; Ancient Greek: Τατιανός; Syriac: ܛܛܝܢܘܣ‎; c. 120 – c. 180 AD) was an Assyrian early Christian writer and theologian of the 2nd century.
  • Aristides of Athens
    Aristides the Athenian (also Saint Aristides or Marcianus Aristides; Greek: Ἀριστείδης Μαρκιανός) was a 2nd-century Christian Greek author who is primarily known as the author of the Apology of Aristides.
  • Prosper of Aquitaine
    Saint Prosper of Aquitaine (Latin: Prosper Aquitanus; c. 390 – c. 455 AD), a Christian writer and disciple of Saint Augustine of Hippo, was the first continuator of Jerome's Universal Chronicle.
  • Gemistus Pletho
    Georgius Gemistus (Greek: Γεώργιος Γεμιστός; c. 1355 – 1452/1454), later called Plethon (/ˈpliːθɒn, -θən/) or Pletho (/ˈpliːθoʊ/; Πλήθων), was a Greek scholar of Neoplatonic philosophy.
  • Theophilus of Antioch
    Theophilus, Patriarch of Antioch (Greek: Θεόφιλος ὁ Ἀντιοχεύς) succeeded Eros c.
  • Barsanuphius of Palestine
    Barsanuphius of Palestine (Italian: Barsonofio, Barsanofrio, Barsanorio) (died ca. 540 AD), also known as Barsanuphius of Gaza, was a hermit of the sixth century.
  • Diadochos of Photiki
    Saint Diadochos of Photiki was a fifth-century ascetic whose works are included in the Philokalia.
  • Marcion of Sinope
    Marcion of Sinope (/ˈmɑːrʃən, -ʃiən, -siən/; Greek: Μαρκίων Σινώπης; c. 85 – c. 160) was an important leader in early Christianity.
  • Alexander of Lycopolis
    Alexander of Lycopolis was the writer of a short treatise, in twenty-six chapters, against the Manicheans (J. P. Migne, Patrologia Graeca, XVIII, 409-448).
  • Theodore of Mopsuestia
    Theodore the Interpreter (ca. 350 – 428) was bishop of Mopsuestia (as Theodore II) from 392 to 428 AD.
  • Brevard Childs
    Brevard Springs Childs (September 2, 1923 – June 23, 2007) was an American Old Testament scholar and Professor of Old Testament at Yale University from 1958 until 1999 (and Sterling Professor after 1992), who is considered one of the most influential biblical scholars of the 20th century.
  • Apollinaris of Laodicea
    Apollinaris the Younger (died 390) was a bishop of Laodicea in Syria.
  • R. C. Sproul
    Robert Charles Sproul (born February 13, 1939) is an American Calvinist theologian, author, and pastor.
  • Maximus the Confessor
    Maximus the Confessor (Greek: Μάξιμος ὁ Ὁμολογητής), also known as Maximus the Theologian and Maximus of Constantinople (c. 580 – 13 August 662), was a Christian monk, theologian, and scholar.
  • Novatian
    Novatian (c. 200–258) was a scholar, priest, theologian and antipope between 251 and 258.
  • Dorotheus of Gaza
    Dorotheus of Gaza (Greek: Δωρόθεος τῆς Γάζης Dorotheos tes Gazes; 505 – 565 or 620,) or Abba Dorotheus, was a Christian monk and abbot.
  • Walter Künneth
    Walter Künneth (1 January 1901, Etzelwang – 26 October 1997, in Erlangen) was a German Protestant theologian.
  • William of Auvergne (bishop)
    William of Auvergne (1180/90-1249) was a French priest who served as Bishop of Paris from 1228 until his death in 1249.
  • Andrew Comiskey
    Andrew Comiskey is an American conservative Christian political activist and is the founder of Desert Stream Ministries, a former ministry of Exodus International.
  • Gregory of Elvira
    Gregory Bæticus (died c. 392) was bishop of Elvira, in the province of Baetica, Spain, from which he derived his surname.
  • Didymus the Blind
    Didymus the Blind (alternatively spelled Dedimus or Didymous) (c. 313 – 398) was a Christian theologian in the Coptic Church of Alexandria, whose famous Catechetical School he led for about half a century.
  • Gregory of Tatev
    Gregory of Tatev, or Grigor Tatevatsi (Armenian: Գրիգոր Տաթևացի) (1346–1409 or 1410) was an Armenian philosopher, theologian and a saint in the Armenian Apostolic Church.
  • John Cassian
    Saint John Cassian (c. 360 – 435 AD), John the Ascetic, or John Cassian the Roman (Latin: Joannes Eremita Cassianus, Joannus Cassianus, or Joannes Massiliensis), was a Christian monk and theologian celebrated in both the Western and Eastern Churches for his mystical writings.
  • Gregory Thaumaturgus
    Gregory Thaumaturgus or Gregory the Miracle-Worker (Ancient Greek: Γρηγόριος ὁ Θαυματουργός, Grēgórios ho Thaumatourgós; c. AD 213 – 270), also known as Gregory of Neocaesarea, was a Christian bishop of the 3rd century.
  • Gottschalk of Orbais
    Gottschalk (Latin: Godescalc, Gotteschalchus) of Orbais (c. 808 – October 30, 867? AD) was a Saxon theologian, monk and poet who is best known for being an early advocate of the doctrine of two-fold predestination.
  • Hermogenes of Tarsus
    Hermogenes of Tarsus (Greek: Ἑρμογένης ὁ Ταρσεύς) was a Greek rhetorician, surnamed The Polisher (Ξυστήρ).
  • Andreas of Caesarea
    Andreas of Caesarea (Greek: Ἀνδρέας Καισαρείας; 563 – 637) was an ethnic Greek theological writer and bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia.
  • Methodius of Olympus
    The Church Father and Saint Methodius of Olympus (died c. 311) was a Christian bishop, ecclesiastical author, and martyr.
  • Johannes Cardinalis von Bergreichenstein
    Johannes Cardinalis von Bergreichenstein (Jan Kardinál z Rejnštejna) (circa 1375 — after 1428) was a Czech lawyer and diplomat.
  • Peter Galadza
    Peter Galadza (born 5 May 1955) is a contemporary Ukrainian Greco-Catholic priest and theologian, Kule Family Professor of Liturgy at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies in the Faculty of Theology, Saint Paul University, Ottawa, Canada, and a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Ottawa.
  • Hierax (ascetic)
    Hierax (Greek: Ἱέραξ), or Hieracas, was a learned ascetic who flourished about the end of the 3rd century at Leontopolis in Egypt, where he lived to the age of ninety, supporting himself by calligraphy and devoting his leisure to scientific and literary pursuits, especially to the study of the Bible.
  • Richard of Middleton
    Richard of Middleton (Medieval Latin: Richardus de Mediavilla) (c.1249–c.1308) was a member of the Franciscan Order, a theologian, and scholastic philosopher.
  • Theodore Abu Qurrah
    Theodore Abū Qurrah (Greek: Θεόδωρος Ἀβουκάρας, Theodoros Aboukaras; c. 750 – c. 823) was a 9th-century Orthodox Christian theologian who lived in the early Islamic period.
  • Hugh Ripelin of Strasburg
    Hugh Ripelin of Strasburg (c. 1205 – c. 1270) was a Dominican theologian from Alsace.
  • List of Christian theologians
    This is a list of notable Christian theologians.
  • Bernard Ryosuke Inagaki
    Bernard Ryosuke Inagaki (ca. 1928– ) is a Japanese philosopher and renowned scholar of Thomas Aquinas.
  • Andronicianus
    Andronicianus (Ancient Greek: Ἀνδρονικιανός) was an orthodox Christian philosopher of classical antiquity.
  • Germanos Adam
    Germanos Adam (born in 1725 in Aleppo, Syria - died on 10 November 1809 in Zouk Mikael, Lebanon) was the Melkite Catholic bishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Aleppo during the late 18th century and a Christian theologian.
  • Luke of Prague
    Luke (Lukáš) of Prague (Czech: Lukáš Pražský, d. December 11, 1528) was a theologian of the Unitas Fratrum.
  • Jakob Jocz
    Jakób Jocz (1906-1983) was born in Vilnius, Lithuania and studied in Germany, England and Scotland.
  • Masao Takenaka
    Masao Takenaka (June 9, 1925 – August 17, 2006) was a Japanese theologian who taught for over 40 years at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan, where he was a Professor of Christian Ethics and Sociology of Religion.
  • Jesse Mugambi
    Jesse N. K. Mugambi (born 6 February 1947) is a professor of philosophy and religious studies at the University of Nairobi with professional training in education; communication policy and planning; publishing; ecology and applied ethics.