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Philosophers, Religious Leaders, Moralists,
Theologians, Missionaries, Philanthropists . . .
  • Abbott, Lyman (1835-1922) US religious leader
  • Adorno, Theodor W. (1903-1969) German philosopher
  • Alcuin, (735-804) English theologian, scholar
  • Ambrose, Saint (340-397) Italian religious leader
  • Antisthenes, (444-371 B.C.) Greek philosopher
  • Augustine, Saint (354-430) Roman religious figure, philosopher
  • Bachelard, Gaston (1884) French philosopher
  • Bacon, Francis (1561-1626) English philosopher, statesman, essayist
  • Bakker, Tammy Faye (1942-____) US evangelist
  • Ballou, Hosea (1771-1852) US clergyman
  • Barth, Karl (1886-1968) Swiss theologian
  • Basil, Saint (330-379) Greek religious leader
  • Beecher, Henry Ward (1813-1887) US clergyman, abolitionist
  • Benson, Ezra Taft (1899-1994) US political, religious leader
  • Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832) English philosopher, economist, jurist
  • Bergson, Henri (1859-1941) French philosopher
  • Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875-1955) US educator, writer
  • Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906-1945) German theologian
  • Bradshaw, John (1933-____) US philosopher, lecturer, author
  • Brooks, Phillips (1835-1893) US clergyman
  • Buber, Martin (1878-1965) German-Jewish religious philosopher
  • Buddha, (563-483 BC) Indian religious leader
  • Buechner, Frederick (1926-____) US clergy, novelist
  • Bunyan, John (1628-1688) English clergyman, author
  • Burton, Robert (1577-1640) English scholar, writer, clergyman
  • Calvin, John (1509-1564) French theologian, ecclesiastical statesman
  • Camus, Albert (1913-1960) French philosopher, novelist, dramatist
  • Channing, William E. (1780-1842) US moralist, author, clergyman
  • Chapin, Edwin Hubbel (1814-1880) US clergyman, author
  • Chardin, Pierre Teilhard de (1881-1955) French philosopher, paleontologist
  • Collier, Jeremy (1650-1726) English bishop
  • Confucius, (c. 551-479 BC) Chinese philosopher
  • Daly, Mary (1928-____) US theologian
  • Democritus, (460-370 BC) Greek philosopher
  • Dimnet, Ernest (1866-1954) French cleric
  • Diogenes, (412-323 BC) Greek philosopher
  • Eddy, Mary Baker (1821-1910) US religious leader, writer
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882) US philosopher, poet, essayist
  • Engels, Friedrich (1820-1895) German philosopher
  • Epictetus, (55-135) Greek philosopher
  • Fosdick, Harry Emerson (1878-1969) US clergyman
  • Fry, Elizabeth (1780-1845) English social reformer, philanthropist
  • Gourmont, Remy de (1858-1915) French novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher
  • Gracian, Balthasar (1601-1658) Spanish philosopher, writer
  • Graham, Billy (1918-____) US evangelist
  • Hall, Manly (1901-1990) Canadian philosopher, author
  • Hare, Augustus (and Julius) (1792-1834) English divine
  • Harrington, James (1611-1677) English political philosopher
  • Hegel, Georg (1770-1831) German philosopher
  • Heraclitus of Ephesus, (535?-475? BC) Greek philosopher
  • Higginson, Thomas W. (1823-1911) US clergyman, author
  • Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679) English philosopher
  • Hoffer, Eric (1902-1983) US writer, philosopher, longshoreman
  • Hubbard, L. Ron (1911-1986) US religious leader
  • Inge, William Ralph (1860-1954) English religious leader, author
  • James, William (1842-1910) US philosopher, psychologist
  • Jesus Christ, (4 BC-29 AD) Roman religious leader
  • John Paul II, (1920-____) Polish religious leader
  • Junius, (1740-1818) English political author
  • Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804) German philosopher
  • Kempis, Thomas A. (1379-1471) German mystic, ecclesiastic
  • Khan, Pir Vilayat Inayat (1916-____) Western Sufi Master, teacher
  • Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruhollah (1900-1989) Iranian religious leader
  • Kierkegaard, Soren (1813-1855) Danish philosopher, writer
  • LaBruyere, Jean de (1645-1696) French philosopher, writer
  • Langer, Suzanne K. (1895-1985) US philosopher
  • Lao-Tzu, (c. 570 BC) Chinese philosopher
  • Lavater, Johann Casper (1741-1801) Swiss theologian, author
  • Lessing, Gotthold (1729-1781) German philosopher, dramatist, critic
  • Lewes, George Henry (1817-1878) English philosopher, critic, dramatist, scientist
  • Lewis, C. S. (1898-1963) English author, scholar
  • Livingstone, David (1813-1873) Scottish missionary, explorer
  • Locke, John (1632-1704) English philosopher
  • Marcuse, Herbert (1898-1979) German-USA political philosopher
  • Marshall, Peter (1902-1949) US religious leader
  • Martineau, Harriet (1802-1876) English social reformer, writer
  • Mcpherson, Aimee Semple (1890-1944) US religious leader, evangelist
  • Mencius, (371-289 BC) Chinese philosopher
  • Mohammed, (570-632) Arab religious leader
  • Nagarjuna, Siddha (c. 100-200 AD) Indian-Tibetan religious leader
  • Newman, John Henry (1801-1890) English religious leader, prelate, writer
  • Niebuhr, Reinhold (1892-1971) US theologian, author
  • Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900) German philosopher, poet
  • Ortega y Gasset, Jose (1883-1955) Spanish philosopher
  • Paine, Thomas (1737-1809) US philosopher, pamphleteer
  • Pankhurst, Sylvia (1882-1960) English suffragist
  • Peale, Norman Vincent (1898-1993) US evangelist
  • Peguy, Charles (1873-1914) French philosopher, poet
  • Peirce, Charles Sanders (1839-1914) US philosopher, scientist, logician
  • Plato, (427-347 BC) Greek philosopher, author
  • Pope John XXIII, (1881-1963) Roman religious leader
  • Pope Paul III, (1468-1549) Italian religious leader
  • Rankin, Jeannette (1880-1973) US suffragist, politician
  • Rousseau, Jean Jacques (1712-1778) French philosopher, author
  • Roux, Joseph (circa 1886) French parish priest
  • Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970) Welsh philosopher, mathematician, essayist
  • Santayana, George (1863-1952) US philosopher, author, educator, poet
  • Schopenhauer, Arthur (1788-1860) German philosopher
  • Schuller, Robert (1926-____) US evangelist
  • Sheen, Fulton J. (1895-1979) US religious leader
  • Shinn, Florence Scovel () US illustrator, metaphysicist
  • Smith, Sydney (1771-1845) English clergyman, essayist
  • Socrates, (470?-399? BC) Greek philosopher
  • South, Robert (1634-1716) English clergyman
  • Spengler, Oswald (1880-1936) German philosopher
  • Spinoza, Benedict (1632-1677) Dutch philosopher
  • Spurgeon, Charles H. (1834-1892) English preacher
  • Sunday, Billy (1862-1935) US revivalist, baseball player
  • Suzuki, Shunryu (1905-1971) Japanese religious leader
  • Swaggart, Jimmy (1935-____) US evangelist
  • Taylor, Jeremy (1613-1667) English bishop, theologian
  • Teresa, Mother (1910-1997) Albanian nun, missionary
  • Thomas Aquinas, (1225-1274) Italian theologian, philosopher
  • Tillich, Paul (1886-1965) German-USA theologian
  • Trench, Richard C. (1807-1886) English archbishop, philogist, poet
  • Tutu, Desmond (1931-____) South African religious leader
  • Vandyke, Jr., Henry Jackson (1852-1933) US clergyman, educator, author
  • Vico, Giambattista (1668-1744) Italian philosopher
  • Voltaire, (1694-1778) French philosopher, poet, novelist, playwright
  • Watts, Isaac (1674-1748) English minister
  • Weil, Simone (1909-1943) French philosopher
  • Wesley, Charles (1707-1788) English clergyman, poet, hymn writer
  • Wesley, John (1703-1791) English preacher
  • Whately, Richard (1787-1863) English prelate, writer
  • Williamson, Marianne (1952-____) US lecturer, author
  • Yen, Lu (fl. 800 AD) Chinese meditation adept
  • Young, Brigham (1801-1877) US religious leader
  • Zangwill, Israel (1864-1926) English novelist, playwright, religioius leader
  • Zoroaster, (628?-551? BC) Persian religious leader
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