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Religious Studies books can be found on the 3rd floor of Milner Library. Here is a breakdown of the major subjects within Religious Studies, organized by Library of Congress call numbers. These are general topics. For more specific subtopics, reach out or search the library catalog. 

  • BL 1-50 -Religion (General)
  • BL 51-65 - Philosophy of religion. Psychology of religion. Religion in relation to other subjects
  • BL 70-71 - Sacred books (General)
  • BL 71.5-73 - Biography
  • BL 74-99 - Religions of the world
  • BL 175-265 - Natural Theology
  • BL 270 - Unity and plurality
  • BL 290 - The soul
  • BL 300-325 - The myth. Comparative mythology
  • BL 350-385 - Classification of religions
  • BL 410 - Religions in relation to one another
  • BL 425-490 - Religious doctrines (General)
  • BL 500-547 - Eschatology
  • BL 550-619 - Worship. Cultus.
  • BL 624-629.5 - Religious life.
  • BL 630-632.5 - Religious organization
  • BL 660-2680 - History and principles of religions
  • BL 2700-2790 - Rationalism
  • BM 1-449 - General
  • BM 480-488.8 - Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)
  • BM 495-532 - Sources of Jewish religion. Rabbinical literature
  • BM 534-538 - Relation of Judaism to special subject fields
  • BM 545-582 - Principles of Judaism (General)
  • BM 585-585.4 - Controversial works against the Jews
  • BM 590-591 - Jewish works against Christianity and Islam
  • BM 600-645 - Dogmatic Judaism
  • BM 646 - Heresy, heresies
  • BM 648 - Apologetics
  • BM 650-747 - Practical Judaism
  • BM 750-755 - Biography
  • BM 900-990 - Samaritans
  • BP 1-68 - General
  • BP 70-80 - Biography
  • BP 87-89 - Islamic literature
  • BP 100-157 -Sacred books
  • BP 160-165 - General works on Islam
  • BP 166-166.94 - Theology (Kalām)
  • BP 167.5 - Heresy, heresies, heretics
  • BP 168 - Apostasy from Islam
  • BP 169 - Works against Islam and the Koran
  • BP 170 - Works in defense of Islam. Islamic apologetics
  • BP 171-173 - Relation of Islam to other religions
  • BP 174-190 - The practice of Islam
  • BP 191-253 - Branches, sects, etc
  • BP 300-395 - Bahai [sic] Faith
  • BP 500-585 - Theosophy
  • BP 595-597 - Anthroposophy
  • BP 600-610 - Other beliefs and movements
  • BQ 115-126 - General collections. Collected works
  • BQ 141-209 - Religious education (General)
  • BQ 251-799 - History
  • BQ 800-829 - Persecutions
  • BQ 840-999 - Biography
  • BQ 1001-1045 - Buddhist literature
  • BQ 1100-3340 - Tripitaka (Canonical literature)
  • BQ 4000-4060 - General works
  • BQ 4061-4570 - Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism
  • BQ 4600-4610 - Relation to other religious and philosophical systems
  • BQ 4620-4905 - Buddhist Pantheon
  • BQ 4911-5720 - Practice of Buddhism. Forms of worship
  • BQ 5725-5845 - Folklore
  • BQ 5851-5899 - Benevolent work. Social work. Welfare work, etc.
  • BQ 5901-5975 - Missionary work
  • BQ 6001-6160 - Monasticism and monastic life Samgha (Order)
  • BQ 6200-6240 - Asceticism. Hermits. Wayfaring life
  • BQ 6300-6388 - Monasteries. Temples. Shrines. Sites
  • BQ 6400-6495 - Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • BQ 7001-9800 - Modifications, schools, etc.
  • BR 60-67 - Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.
  • BR 115 - Christianity in relation to special subjects
  • BR 140-1510 - History of Christianity
  • BR 1600-1609 - Persecution. Martyrs
  • BR 1609.5 - Dissent
  • BR 1610 - Tolerance and toleration
  • BR 1615-1617 - Liberalism
  • BR 1620 - Sacrilege (History)
  • BR 1690-1725 - Biography
  • BS 11-115 - Early versions
  • BS 125-355 - Modern texts and versions
  • BS 410-680 - Works about the Bible
  • BS 701-1830 - Old Testament
  • BS 1901-2970 - New Testament
  • BT 19-37 - Doctrine and dogma
  • BT 93-93.6 - Judaism
  • BT 95-97.2 - Divine law. Moral government
  • BT 98-180 - God
  • BT 198-590 - Christology
  • BT 595-680 - Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ. Mariology
  • BT 695-749 - Creation
  • BT 750-811 - Salvation. Soteriology
  • BT 819-891 - Eschatology. Last things
  • BT 899-940 - Future state. Future life
  • BT 960-985 - Invisible world (saints, demons, etc.)
  • BT 990-1010 - Creeds, confessions, covenants, etc.
  • BT 1029-1040 - Catechisms
  • BT 1095-1255 - Apologetics. Evidences of Christianity
  • BT 1313-1480 - History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms
  • BV 5-530 - Worship (Public and private)
  • BV 590-1652 - Ecclesiastical theology
  • BV 2000-3705 - Missions
  • BV 3750-3799 - Evangelism. Revivals
  • BV 4000-4470 - Pastoral theology
  • BV 4485-5099 - Practical religion. The Christian life
  • BX 1-9.5 - Church unity. Ecumenical movement. Interdenominational cooperation
  • BX 100-189 - Eastern churches. Oriental churches
  • BX 200-756 - Orthodox Eastern Church
  • BX 800-4795 - Catholic Church
  • BX 4800-9999 - Protestantism

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