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List of famous alumni from Princeton Theological Seminary, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Princeton Theological Seminary include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Princeton Theological Seminary alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Princeton 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 Princeton Theological Seminary.

The list you're viewing has a variety of graduates in it, like Elijah P. Lovejoy and William H. Gray III.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Princeton Theological Seminary?” and “Which celebrities are Princeton Theological Seminary alumni?”

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Albert Barnes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Albert Barnes was an American theologian, born in Rome, New York. He graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, in 1820, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1823. Barnes was ...more

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Gleason Archer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Gleason Leonard Archer, Jr. was a Biblical scholar, theologian, educator and author.

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Timothy Tennent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Timothy C. Tennent is an American theologian who is the current president of Asbury Theological Seminary.

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William H. Gray III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Politician, Pastor
Mr. Gray has been Chairman of the Amani Group (a consulting and advisory firm) since August 2004. Mr. Gray was President and Chief Executive Officer of The College Fund/UNCF (educational ...more

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William A. Dembski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Mathematician, Theologian, Professor
William Albert "Bill" Dembski is an American mathematician, philosopher and theologian. A proponent of intelligent design, specifically the concept of specified complexity, he serves ...more

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George S. Rentz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
George S. Rentz Chaplain
George Snavely Rentz was a United States Navy chaplain who served during World War I and World War II. For selfless heroism following the loss of USS Houston in the Battle of Sunda Strait, he ...more

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Gregory A. Boyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Author, Pastor
Gregory A. "Greg" Boyd is an American theologian, pastor, and author. Boyd is Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota and President of Reknew.org. He is one of ...more

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Elijah Parish Lovejoy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Editor, Journalist, Writer
Elijah Parish Lovejoy was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor and abolitionist. He was murdered by a pro-slavery mob in Alton, Illinois, during their attack on his ...more

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Bart D. Ehrman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Professor, Author
Bart D. Ehrman is an American New Testament scholar, currently the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a leading ...more

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Charles Templeton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Editor, Politician, Novelist
Charles Bradley Templeton was a Canadian cartoonist, evangelist, agnostic, politician, newspaper editor, inventor, broadcaster and author. He was born and died in the same city, Toronto, Canada. ...more

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Cornelius Van Til is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Writer, Philosopher
Cornelius Van Til was a Christian philosopher, Reformed theologian, and presuppositional apologist.

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Neil Clark Warren is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Clinical psychologist, Psychologist
Neil Clark Warren is a clinical psychologist, Christian theologian, seminary professor, chairman and co-founder of the online relationship sites eHarmony and Compatible Partners. Warren earned a ...more

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Bruce M. Metzger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Bruce M. Metzger
Bruce Manning Metzger was an American biblical scholar and textual critic who was a longtime professor at Princeton Theological Seminary and Bible editor who served on the board of the American ...more

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John Gresham Machen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
John Gresham Machen was an American Presbyterian theologian in the early 20th century. He was the Professor of New Testament at Princeton Seminary between 1906 and 1929, and led a conservative ...more

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William Henry Campbell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Reverend William Henry Campbell, D.D., LL.D., was the eighth President of Rutgers College serving from 1862 to 1882.

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Henry James Sr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Henry James Sr. Writer, Philosopher
Henry James Sr. was an American theologian and adherent of Swedenborgianism, also known as the father of the philosopher William James, novelist Henry James, and diarist Alice James.

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Rubem Alves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Rubem Alves Writer
Rubem Azevedo Alves was a Brazilian theologian, philosopher, educator, writer and psychoanalyst. Alves was one of the founders of liberation theology.

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Victor Paul Wierwille is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Victor Paul Wierwille Entrepreneur
Victor Paul Wierwille was the founder of The Way International.

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Joseph Watkins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Commentator, Pastor
Joe Watkins was appointed by Delaware County, PA, Court of Common Pleas Judge Chad F. Kenney as the Chester Upland School District receiver. The order took effect December 14, 2012 and keeps ...more

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Shane Claiborne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Shane Claiborne Author, Writer
Shane Claiborne is an activist and author who is a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement and one of the founding members of The Simple Way in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The community ...more

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George Leslie Mackay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
George Leslie Mackay
George Leslie Mackay was the first Presbyterian missionary to northern Formosa. He served with the Canadian Presbyterian Mission. Mackay is among the best known Westerners to have lived in

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Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield
Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield was professor of theology at Princeton Seminary from 1887 to 1921. Some conservative Presbyterians consider him to be the last of the great Princeton theologians ...more

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John Williamson Nevin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
John Williamson Nevin
John Williamson Nevin, was an American theologian and educationalist. He was born in the Cumberland Valley, near Shippensburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. He was the father of noted sculptor ...more

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Charles Hodge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Charles Hodge Writer
Charles Hodge was an important Presbyterian theologian and principal of Princeton Theological Seminary between 1851 and 1878. He was a leading exponent of the Princeton theology, an orthodox ...more

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Ralph D. Winter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Princeton Theological Seminary Alumni
Professor
Ralph Dana Winter was an American missiologist and Presbyterian missionary who helped pioneer Theological Education by Extension, raised the debate about the role of the church and mission ...more