Outline of theology

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

Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities, seminaries and schools of divinity.


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

Conceptions of GodEdit

Divine presenceEdit

Divine presence


Names of GodEdit

Singular GodEdit



Other viewsEdit


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

Existence of GodEdit

Arguments forEdit

Arguments fromEdit

Other argumentsEdit

Arguments againstEdit

Arguments fromEdit

Other argumentsEdit

Opposition to religionEdit

  • Antireligion
  • Disengagement from religion
  • Secularism
  • Separation of church and state
  • TheismEdit

    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 collegesEdit



    See alsoEdit