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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Columbia Theological Seminary and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Columbia Theological Seminary, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Columbia Theological Seminary include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Columbia Theological Seminary alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Columbia Theological Seminary are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Columbia Theological Seminary.

Alumni include Ian Punnett, D. James Kennedy and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Columbia Theological Seminary?” and “Which celebrities are Columbia Theological Seminary alumni?”
D. James Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Columbia Theological Seminary Alumni
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Dennis James Kennedy, better known as D. James Kennedy, was an American pastor, evangelist, and Christian broadcaster. He founded the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was senior pastor from 1960 until his death in 2007. Kennedy also founded Evangelism Explosion International, Coral Ridge Ministries, the Westminster Academy in Fort Lauderdale, the Knox Theological Seminary, and the Center for Reclaiming America for Christ, a socially conservative political group. In 1974, he began Coral Ridge Ministries, which produced his weekly religious television program, The Coral Ridge Hour, carried on various networks and syndicated on numerous other stations with a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 77 (1930-2007)

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America

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Benjamin M. Palmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Columbia Theological Seminary Alumni
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Benjamin Morgan Palmer, an orator and Presbyterian theologian, was the first moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America. As pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans, his Thanksgiving sermon in 1860 had a great influence in leading Louisiana to join the Confederate States of America. After 1865 he was minister in the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Palmer was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to Edward Palmer and the former Sarah Bunce. He was educated at Amherst College from 1832 to 1834. He taught school for two years and then attended the University of Georgia from which he graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1838. At UGA he was a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1818-1902)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

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J. Vernon McGee


John Vernon McGee, Th.D., LL.D, was an ordained Presbyterian minister and later became the pastor of a non-denominational church, a Bible teacher, theologian, and was also a radio minister. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1904-1988)

Birthplace: Hillsboro, Texas, United States of America

Ian Punnett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Columbia Theological Seminary Alumni
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Ian Punnett


Case Ian Punnett is an American radio broadcaster, author, and Episcopalian deacon. Punnett hosted a morning show, Ian and Margery, with his wife on KTMY in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and was the regular Saturday night host of the widely syndicated paranormal-themed Coast to Coast AM, created by Art Bell. On December 3, 2011, Punnett announced that due to increasingly acute tinnitus, he would temporarily step down as regular Saturday night host of Coast to Coast AM, being replaced by John B. Wells: effective January 2012, Punnett would host the show one Sunday per month. In July 2013, Punnett ended his radio hosting career in order to begin studies for a doctoral degree. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America