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[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.