Outline of theology

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to theology:

Theology – systematic and rational study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truths, or the learned profession acquired by completing specialized training in religious studies, usually at a university or school of divinity or seminary.[1] [2]


Apologetics is the whole of the consensus of the views of those who defend a position in an argument of long standing.

Conceptions of God

Divine presence

Divine presence


Names of God

Singular God



Other views


Eschatology, literally the "study of the last", is the part of theology and philosophy concerned with the end of the world.

Existence of God

Arguments against

Arguments from

Other arguments

Arguments for

Arguments from

Other arguments

Opposition to religion


Theism in the broadest sense is the belief in the existence of a god or gods. In the more specific sense used here theism refers to a particular doctrine concerning the nature of a God and its relationship to the universe.


Seminaries and theological colleges



See also


  1. theology
  2. This presupposes that any faith based study can be totally rational.