You cannot have a clear view of the world as it really is through the lens of theology, ideology, or philosophy. For that, you’re going to have to include the study of the natural sciences. We ought not compartmentalize and segregate these fields and disciplines but see them as working together as an interdependent whole. It is an unfortunate and insufficient path to conclude that God is mostly worked out through theology and doctrine.
If you’re interested in exploring, here are a few books worth exploring: