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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Yale Divinity School and be of some renown.

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

This list is made up of many different graduates, including Ralph Waite and William Sloane Coffin.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Yale Divinity School?” and “Which celebrities are Yale Divinity School alumni?”

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Gary Hart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Gary Hart Commentator, Politician, Novelist

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William Sloane Coffin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Clark V. Poling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Clark V. Poling Chaplain

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John L. Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
John L. Stoddard

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John Humphrey Noyes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Ralph Waite is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Ralph Waite Television director, Politician, Social Worker

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Chris Glaser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Chris Glaser Writer

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Anne Stanback is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Anne Stanback

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Reinhold Niebuhr is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Reinhold Niebuhr Editor, Theologian, Professor

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Reuben Archer Torrey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Gregory A. Boyd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Gregory A. Boyd Author, Pastor

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Henry G. Brinton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Henry G. Brinton Writer

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Frederick Buechner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Frederick Buechner Theologian, Novelist, Author

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Martha Serpas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Martha Serpas Writer

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Will Davis Campbell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Will Davis Campbell Novelist, Author

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Ian Barbour is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Ian Barbour Professor, Author

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William Henry Willimon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Chris Coons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Chris Coons Politician, Lawyer

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John Danforth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
John Danforth Priest, Politician, Diplomat

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John Silber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Lyman Beecher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Lyman Beecher Politician

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George Erik Rupp is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
George Erik Rupp Businessperson

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Harvey Cox is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Harvey Cox Professor, Sailor, Author

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H. Richard Niebuhr is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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James Childress is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
James Childress Philosopher

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Stanley Hauerwas is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Stanley Hauerwas Theologian, Professor, Writer

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Henry Horace Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Henry Horace Williams

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William Ray Price, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Diogenes Allen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Diogenes Allen Philosopher

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Victoria Matthews is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Victoria Matthews

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William Ragsdale Cannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
William Ragsdale Cannon

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James W.C. Pennington is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
James W.C. Pennington

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Walter Capps is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Walter Capps

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Hans Wilhelm Frei is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Hans Wilhelm Frei

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Peter L. Pond is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Richard B Hays is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Richard B Hays

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Bob Massie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Bob Massie Writer

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Charles Lynn Pyatt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni

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Ron Sider is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Ron Sider

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S. Gregory Boyd is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
S. Gregory Boyd Lawyer

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Charles O. Gill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Charles O. Gill

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Austin Phelps is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Austin Phelps

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Carol Adams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Carol Adams Author

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Roy Clyde Clark is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Roy Clyde Clark

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Barbara Brown Taylor is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Barbara Brown Taylor Priest, Author

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Douglas K. Stuart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Douglas K. Stuart

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Paul Vernon Galloway is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Paul Vernon Galloway

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Donald McGavran is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Donald McGavran

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Judith Dupré is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Yale Divinity School Alumni
Judith Dupré