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Christian Biographies

Christianity is populated with interesting biographies. Whether saint, heretic, pope, bishop, monk, scholar, philosopher, statesman, preacher or author, each person profiled in this section made a contribution to Christianity as well as eastern and western history.

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Jesus of Nazareth

John the Baptist

Paul of Tarsus

Simon Peter

Mary, mother of Jesus

Matthew the Apostle

Mark the Apostle

Luke the Apostle

John the Apostle



Early Church Fathers
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Augustine of Hippo



Francis of Assisi

Monks and Mystics
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Peter Abelard

Catholic Popes

Martin Luther

John Calvin

James Arminius

Ulrich Zwingli

Thomas Cranmer

Jonathan Edwards

John Wesley

Protestant Reformers
(Comparison Chart)

C.S. Lewis


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Biographies of Biblical Figures






James, brother of Jesus

Joseph, husband of Mary

Joseph of Arimathea

Judas Iscariot


Mary Magdalene






Biographies of Heretics






Paul of Samosata



Biographies of Rulers

Marcus Aurelius


Charles V


Elizabeth I

Frederick the Wise

Henry VIII


Mary I (Bloody Mary)


Biographies of End Times Teachers

Ellen White

Harold Camping

Hal Lindsey

Tim LaHaye

William Miller

Biographies of Exorcists

Gabriele Amorth

Malachi Martin

Biographies of Modern Theologians

Karl Barth

Rudolf Bultmann

Friedrich Schleiermacher

Albert Schweitzer

Paul Tillich

B.B. Warfield

Biographies of
Church Fathers

Ambrose of Milan

Basil the Great of Caesarea

Clement of Alexandria

Clement of Rome

Cyril of Alexandria

Cyprian of Carthage

Gregory of Nazianzus

Gregory of Nyssa

Hilary of Poitiers

Ignatius of Antioch

Irenaeus of Lyons

Isidore of Seville

John Chrysostom

Justin Martyr

Origen of Alexandria

Polycarp of Smyrna

Saint Nicholas

Saint Valentine


Biographies of Monks
and Mystics

Anthony of Egypt

Benedict of Nursia

Bernard of Clairvaux

Ignatius of Loyola

John Cassian

John of the Cross

Martin of Tours

Maximus the Confessor

Paul of Thebes



Teresa of Avila

Biographies of Missionaries

Amy Carmichael

Saint Patrick

Francis Xavier

Hudson Taylor

William Carey

Biographies of Scholastics

Albertus Magnus

Anselm of Canterbury

Catherine of Siena

Thomas Aquinas

John Duns Scotus

Peter Lombard

William of Ockham


Biographies of Televangelists

Benny Hinn

Creflo Dollar

Jesse Duplantis

Jimmy Swaggart

Kenneth Copeland

Kenneth Hagin

Pat Robertson

Paul Crouch

Biographies of Evangelists

Aimee McPherson

George Whitefield

Billy Sunday

Billy Graham

Franklin Graham

Oral Roberts

Smith Wigglesworth

Biogrpahies of Reformers

Theodore Beza

Martin Bucer

Heinrich Bullinger

Thomas Cromwell

Erasmus of Rotterdam

George Fox

Jan Hus

John Knox

Hugh Latimer

Philip of Melanchthon

Nicholas Ridley

Menno Simons

Philipp Jakob Spener

John Wycliffe

Biographies of the Catholic Reformation

Robert Bellarmine

Gasparo Contarini

Girolamo Savonarola

Ignatius of Loyola

Peter Canisius

Tomas de Torquemada

Biographies of
Artists and Writers

John Bunyan

G.K. Chesterton


John Milton

Blaise Pascal

J.R.R. Tolkein

Biographies of Scholars

Venerable Bede

Galileo Galilei

Adolf von Harnack

Biographies of Social Activists

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

William Booth

Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Newton

Mother Teresa

William Wilberforce

Biographies of Modern Pastors

A.W. Pink

A.W. Tozer

Bill Hybels

Charles Spurgeon

Charles Stanley

Chuck Swindoll

D. James Kennedy

David Cho

Francis Chan

James Dobson

Jerry Falwell

Joel Osteen

John Hagee

John MacArthur

John Piper

Joseph Prince

Joyce Meyer

Ken Ham

Mark Driscoll

Max Lucado

Rick Warren

T.D. Jakes

Ted Haggard


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