Christian theology practises theology from a Christian viewpoint or studies Christianity theologically. Given the overwhelminmg influence exercised by Christianity, especially in pre-modern Europe, Christian theology permeates much of Western culture and often reflects that culture.
Sub-disciplines of Christian theology include:
The history of Christian theology interwines with Church history and covers important developments in philosophy and in the history of ideas. Specific issues such as heresy, Arianism, and the Protestant Reformation are of particular importance.
There are several methods to the study of theology. They are, in no particular order: