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Call Numbers: Religion

Recommended Call Numbers for Religion

B          Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
BJ        Ethics

                        188-1500        Religious ethics  

                        1545-1691        Practical and applied ethics. Conduct of life <

                        1801-2195        Social usages. Etiquette


BL         Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

                       175-290          Natural theology 

                        300-325          Mythology (General) 

                        425-490          Religious doctrines (General) 

                        500-547          Eschatology 

                        550-619          Worship. Cultus 

                        660-2670        History and principles of particular religions

                        2700-2790        Rationalism Including agnosticism, free thought


BM         Judaism 

                         487-488          Dead Sea scrolls 

                        495-532          Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature 

                        600-645          Dogmatic Judaism 

                        650-747          Practical Judaism 

                        900-990          Samaritans


BP      Islam. Bahaism. theosophy, etc. 

                        100-137          Sacred books 

                        166                 Theology (Kalam) 

                        174-190          The practice of Islam 

                        191-223          Branches, sects and modifications 

                        300-395          Bahaism 

                       500-585          Theosophy 

                       595-597          Anthroposophy

BQ         Buddhism 

                       1001-1045        Buddhist literature 

                       1100-3340        Tripitaka (Canonical literature) 

                       4061-4570        Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism 

                       7001-9800        Modifications, schools, etc.


BR         Christianity (General) 

                        45-85               Collections Including early Christian literature 

                       140-1500          Church history 

                       1690-1725        Biography


BS         The Bible and exegesis

BT         Doctrinal theology, Apologetics

BV         Practical theology 

                      5-525                Worship  

                      590-1650          Ecclesiastical theology 

                      2000-3705        Missions 

                      3750-3799        Evangelism. Revivals 

                      4000-4470        Pastoral theology 

                      4485-5099        Practical religion. The Christian life


BX         Denominations and sects 

                      1-9                  Church unit. Ecumenical movement 

                     100-189           Eastern churches. Oriental churches 

                     200-754           Orthodox Eastern Church 

                     800-4795         Roman Catholic Church 

                    4800-9999        Protestantism


P          Language and Literature

PJ        Oriental languages and literature

                    4501-5192        Hebrew 

                    6001-8517        Arabic


PL         Chinese

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