Outline of theology

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

Theology is the 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[edit]

Divine presence[edit]

Divine presence


Names of God[edit]

Singular God[edit]



Other views[edit]


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

Existence of God[edit]

Arguments against[edit]

Arguments from[edit]

Other arguments[edit]

Arguments for[edit]

Arguments from[edit]

Other arguments[edit]

Opposition to religion[edit]


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[edit]



See also[edit]


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