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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Last updated: March 28, 2019
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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
Church Father, who translated the Bible to Latin (Vulgate)
347- 420
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
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
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."
Level 59
Mar 28, 2019
Acknowledged, changed responsible to involved