List of famous chaplains, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top chaplains in the world? This includes the most prominent chaplains, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable chaplains is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic chaplains were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned chaplains.
List features Ian Bradley, William Sloane Coffin and more.From reputable, prominent, and well known chaplains to the lesser known chaplains of today, these are some of the best professionals in the chaplain field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous chaplains ever?" and "What are the names of famous chaplains?" then you're in the right place. (428 items)
Ian Campbell Bradley is a British academic, author, theologian, Church of Scotland minister, journalist and broadcaster. At the University of St Andrews, he is Reader in Practical Theology and Church History, Principal of St Mary's College, and a University chaplain. He is also the associate ...moresee more on Ian Bradley
William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist. He was ordained in the Presbyterian church and later received ministerial standing in the United Church of Christ. In his younger days he was an athlete, a talented pianist, a CIA agent, and later chaplain ...moresee more on William Sloane Coffin
Pope Saint John XXIII reigned from 28 October 1958 to his death in 1963 and was canonized on 27 April 2014. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli was the fourth of fourteen children born to a family of sharecroppers who lived in a village in Lombardy. He was ordained a priest on 10 August 1904 and served in a ...more
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Adam Ferguson FRSE also known as Ferguson of Raith was a Scottish philosopher and historian of the Scottish Enlightenment. Ferguson was sympathetic to traditional societies, such as the Highlands, for producing courage and loyalty. He criticized commercial society as making men weak, dishonourable ...moresee more on Adam Ferguson