Part I Sources for theology: scripture as the source of Christian theology; the authority of the Christian tradition; the place of creeds and confessions; reasoning about God; reflecting on the experience of God. Part II The nature of theological claims: can we know anything about God anyway?; how do we know what we know?; the nature of religious language; neutral and committed knowledge. Part III Doing theology today: modernity and postmodernity; the rise of local theologies; Christian theology in a multi-faith world; theology in the academy; challenges and opportunities. Part IV Essay on doing theology, Colin E Gunton.