Hans Iwand
Hans Joachim Iwand [haːns joːaxɪm iːvaːnd] (b. 11. July 1899 in Pisary, Poland; d. 2. May 1960 in Bonn) was a German Lutheran theologian. Iwand's thought was considerably influenced by Karl Barth.
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Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria
Pope Shenouda III ([ʃeˈnuːdæ]; Coptic: Ⲡⲁⲡⲁ Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ϣⲉⲛⲟⲩϯ ⲅ̅   Papa Abba Šenoude pimah šoumt ; Arabic: بابا الإسكندرية شنودة الثالث‎ Bābā al-Iskandarīyah Shinūdah al-Thālith ; 3 August 1...
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Kenneth E. Boulding
Kenneth Ewart Boulding (January 18, 1910 – March 18, 1993) was an economist, educator, peace activist, poet, religious mystic, devoted Quaker, systems scientist, and interdisciplinary philosopher. He ...
Harvey Cox
Harvey Gallagher Cox, Jr. (born May 19, 1929 in Malvern, Pennsylvania) is one of the preeminent theologians in the United States and served as Hollis Research Professor of Divinity at the Harvard Divi...
Martin Niemöller
Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller ([ˈniːmœlɐ]; 14 January 1892 – 6 March 1984) was a German anti-Nazi, theologian and Lutheran pastor. He is best known for his statement "First the...
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Jaroslav Černý (Egyptologist)
Jaroslav Černý (22 August 1898 – 29 May 1970) was a Czech Egyptologist.
Jaroslav Černý was born on 22 August 1898 in Pilsen in Austro-Hungary. He studied from 1917 till 1922 at the Charles Univers...
Ralph Abernathy
Ralph David Abernathy, Sr. (March 11, 1926 – April 17, 1990) was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and Martin Luther King Jr.'s closest friend. In 1955, he colla...
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Helmut Gollwitzer
Helmut Gollwitzer (29 December 1908 – 17 October 1993) was a Protestant (Lutheran) theologian and author.Born in Pappenheim, Bavaria, Gollwitzer studied Protestant theology in Munich, Erlangen, ...
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Gustavo Gutiérrez
Gustavo Gutiérrez Merino, O.P., (born 8 June 1928 in Lima) is a Peruvian theologian and Dominican priest regarded as the founder of Liberation Theology. He holds the John Cardinal O'Hara Professorship...
Cesare G. De Michelis
Cesare G. De Michelis (born 20 April 1944 in Rome) is a scholar and professor of Russian literature at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.
He is also an authority on the notorious plagiaris...
Option for the poor
The option for the poor or the preferential option for the poor is one of the basic principles of the Catholic social teaching as articulated in the 20th century.
According to proponents of this p...
Alexy I of Moscow
Patriarch Alexy I (Alexius I, Russian: Патриарх Алексий I, secular name Sergey Vladimirovich Simanskiy, Russian: Серге́й Владимирович Симанский; November 8 [O.S. October 27] ...
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Henning Scherf
Henning Scherf (born 31 October 1938 in Bremen) is a German lawyer and politician. He was the Mayor of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen and President of the Senate of Bremen from 4 July 1995 to 8 No...
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Ernesto Cardenal
Reverend Father Ernesto Cardenal Martínez (born January 20, 1925) is a Nicaraguan Catholic priest, poet and politician. He is a liberation theologian and the founder of the primitivist art community i...
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Nikodim (Rotov)
Metropolitan Nikodim (secular name Boris Georgiyevich Rotov, Russian: Борис Георгиевич Ротов, 15 October 1929 – 5 September 1978), was the Russian Orthodox metropolitan of Leningrad and Novgorod f...
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Ilia II of Georgia
Ilia II (Georgian: ილია II), also transliterated as Ilya or Elijah (born January 4, 1933), is the current Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia and the spiritual leader of the Georgian Orthodox Chur...
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Jerzy Toeplitz
Jerzy Toeplitz AO (24 November 1909 – 25 July 1995) was born in 1909 in Kharkiv (at that time in Russia). He was educated in Warsaw. After World War II he was the co-founder of the Poli...
Norbert Ratsirahonana
Norbert Lala Ratsirahonana (born November 18, 1938) is a Malagasy politician.He was born in Antsiranana, Diana Region. He founded and led the Asa Vita no Ifampitsarana (Judged By Your Work) Party, whi...
Paul van Buren
Paul Matthews van Buren (1924–1998) was a Christian theologian and author. An ordained Episcopalian priest he was a Professor of religion at Temple University, Philadelphia for 22 years. He was a Dire...
Jürgen Moltmann
Jürgen Moltmann (born 8 April 1926) is a German Reformed theologian who is Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at the University of Tübingen. Moltmann is a major figure in modern theology and wa...
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Kirill I of Moscow
Kirill or Cyril (Russian: Кирилл, secular name Vladimir Mikhailovich Gundyayev, Russian: Владимир Михайлович Гундяев; born 20 November 1946) is a Russian Orthodox bishop. He became Patriarch o...
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Paulos Mar Gregorios
Paulos Mar Gregorios, born Paul Varghese or Vargīsa Pôla (1922–1996), was the first Metropolitan of the Delhi diocese of the Orthodox Syrian Church and served for over two decades.
Gregorios was b...
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Boris Rauschenbach
Boris Viktorovich Rauschenbach (Russian language: Борис Викторович Раушенбах) (18 January 1915, Petrograd - 27 March 2001, Moscow) was a preeminent Soviet physicist and rocket engineer, who developed ...
Hendrik Kraemer
Hendrik Kraemer (born 17 May 1888 in Amsterdam, died 11 November 1965 in Driebergen) was a lay missiologist and prominent figure in the ecumenical movement from Dutch Reformed Church in the Netherland...
Emil Fuchs (theologian)
Emil Fuchs (13 May 1874, Beerfelden, Grand Duchy of Hesse - 13 February 1971) was a German theologian.A religious socialist, Fuchs was one of the first Lutheran pastors to join the Social Democratic P...
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Hilarion Capucci
Hilarion Capucci (born 2 March 1922) is the retired titular archbishop of Caesarea for the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. He was born in Aleppo, Syria. During his time in office, he was an opponent of...
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Iustin Moisescu
Iustin Moisescu (March 5, 1910 – July 31, 1986) was Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church from 1977 to 1986.
Moisescu was born in Cândești, Argeș County. He studied at the war orphans’ s...
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Heinrich Fink
Heinrich Fink (born 31 March 1935) is a German theologian, university professor and politician (Die Linke).
Fink was born in Korntal, Bessarabia, Romania (today part of Sarata Raion) and comes fro...
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Pimen I of Moscow
Patriarch Pimen (Russian: Патриарх Пимен, born Sergey Mikhailovich Izvekov, Сергей Михайлович Извеков; July 23 [O.S. July 10] 1910 – May 3, 1990), was the 14th Patriarch of Mosc...
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