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Famous Christian Theologians

Can you guess these famous theologians when given a hint, as well as the year of birth and year of death?
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Important apostle and author of many biblical books (letters)
~10 v. Chr. - ~60 n. Chr.
Paul the Apostle
Bishop of Milan and opponent of the Arians, strengthened the church's power over the emperor
339 - 397
Ambrose
Church Father, who translated the Bible to Latin (Vulgate)
347- 420
Jerome
Most important Christian philosopher of antiquity, author of "De civitate Dei"
354 - 430
Augustine of Hippo
Church father, bishop in Alexandria and opponent of Nestorius, involved the death of Hypathia
~ 375 - 444
Cyril of Alexandria
Founder of a monastic order and the Monastery of Monte Cassino, "Ora et labora et lege"
480 - 547
Benedict of Nursia
Important Pope, who greatly increased the weight of this office, called "the Great"
540 - 604
Gregory the Great
Cistercian abbot, who spread this order and preached for the Crusades
1090- 1153
Bernard of Clairvaux
Founder of a mendicant order, revered as saint of animals in the Catholic Church
1182 -1226
Francis of Assisi
Most important philosopher of the Middle Ages, developed four proofs of God, author of "Summa theologiae"
1225 - 1275
Thomas Aquinas
Important mystic of the late Middle Ages, pursued as heretic, but rehabilitated
1260 - 1328
Meister Eckhart
English reformer, who led the Lollard movement and translated the New Testament to English
1320s – 1384
John Wycliffe
Reformer, who criticized the indulgence in 95 theses
1483 - 1546
Martin Luther
Zurich reformer who co-founded the Reformed Church
1484 - 1531
Huldrych Zwingli
Reformer in Geneva, representative of the doctrine of double predestination
1509 - 1564
John Calvin
Founder of the Methodist Movement
1703 - 1791
John Wesley
"Rosary Pope", who promoted Catholic social teaching , author of the "Rerum novarum"
1810 – 1903
Leo XIII
Developed a program to demythologize the New Testament
1884 - 1976
Rudolf Bultmann
Archbishop of El Salvador and representative of Liberation Theology, murdered in 1980
1917 - 1980
Oscar Romero
Methodist theologian, pacifist and opponent of the "just war" theory
geb. 1940
Stanley Hauerwas
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Level 84
Mar 28, 2019
Wikipedia on Cyril's responsibility for the death of Hypatia: "Historians disagree over the extent of his responsibility in this."
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Level 59
Mar 28, 2019
Acknowledged, changed responsible to involved