- theology, divinity - the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth
--1 is a kind of discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge
--1 has particulars:
angelology; apologetics; ecclesiology; eschatology; hermeneutics; homiletics; liturgics, liturgiology; theodicy
- theology, theological system - a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings; "Jewish theology"; "Roman Catholic theology"
--2 is a kind of system, system of rules
--2 has particulars: Christian theology; natural theology
- theology - the learned profession acquired by specialized courses in religion (usually taught at a college or seminary); "he studied theology at Oxford"
--3 is a kind of learned profession