Theology is the systematic study of the nature of the divine and, more broadly, of religious belief. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities and seminaries. It occupies itself with the unique content of analyzing the supernatural, but also deals with religious epistemology, asks and seeks to answer the question of revelation. Revelation pertains to the acceptance of God, gods, or deities, as not only transcendent or above the natural world, but also willing and able to interact with the natural world and, in particular, to reveal themselves to humankind. While theology has turned into a secular field, religious adherents still consider theology to be a discipline that helps them live and understand concepts such as life and love and that helps them lead lives of obedience to the deities they follow or worship.

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Religious observance
Buddhism, Hinduism
Charismatic Religions

Organizations relating to Theology

Organisation mondiale des anciens élèves de l'enseignement catholique / Rome, Italy / Est. 1967
World Evangelical Alliance / Deerfield IL, USA / Est. 1951
World Methodist Council / Lake Junaluska NC, USA / Est. 1881
Caritas Internationalis / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1950
International Christian Organisation of the Media / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1889
Catholic International Education Office / Rome, Italy / Est. 1952
International Catholic Migration Commission / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1951
International Christian Maritime Association / Est. 1969
World Communion of Reformed Churches / Hannover, Germany / Est. 2010
B'nai B'rith International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1843
World Union of Jewish Students / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1924
World Union for Progressive Judaism / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1926
Islamic Broadcasting Union / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1975
Association internationale d'études patristiques / San Juan, Argentina / Est. 1965
International Association for Religious Freedom / London, UK / Est. 1900
International Network for Christian Higher Education / Grand Rapids MI, USA / Est. 1975
Maccabi World Union / Ramat Gan, Israel / Est. 1921
World Jewish Congress / New York NY, USA / Est. 1936
International Association of Buddhist Studies / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 1976
International Association of Women Ministers / Reading PA, USA / Est. 1919
Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1976
International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists / Tel Aviv, Israel
JCC Global / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1947
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1969
Integral / Watford, UK / Est. 2004
Global Coalition against Daesh / Est. 2014
Conférence des évêques latins dans les régions arabes / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1962
International Council on Jewish Social and Welfare Services / Est. 1961
European Association for Jewish Studies / Oxford, UK / Est. 1981
European Society for Catholic Theology / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1989
Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 1990
European Union of Arabists and Islamicists / Grenoble, France / Est. 1962
Society for Medieval Canon Law / Keele, UK / Est. 1988
Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops' Conference / Freetown, Sierra Leone / Est. 1971
Federation of Catholic Bishops' Conferences of Oceania / Waigani, Papua New Guinea / Est. 1992
Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry / Reading, UK / Est. 1935
European Council of Jewish Communities / Paris, France / Est. 1964
European Baptist Federation / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1949
World Jewish Restitution Organization / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1992
European Theological Libraries / Est. 1961
International Society for Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature / Salzburg, Austria / Est. 2002
Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States / Teheran, Iran Islamic Rep / Est. 1999
Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference / Pretoria, South Africa / Est. 1947
Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas / New York NY, USA / Est. 1960
European Society of Women in Theological Research / Innsbruck, Austria / Est. 1986
International League of Non-Religious and Atheists / Overath, Germany / Est. 1972
Middle East Council of Churches / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1974
Indo-Pacific Theosophical Federation / Auckland, New Zealand / Est. 1978
European Sunday Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2011
Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World / Manama, Bahrain / Est. 2009

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