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Guide to the Religion Collection

The Dewey Decimal System 200 Classification (200-299) includes materials on Religion - Beliefs, attitudes, practices of individuals and groups with respect to the ultimate nature of existences and relationships within the context of revelation, deity, worship.

SUMMARY
Adapted from: Dewey, Melvil et.al. Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index. Edition 22. Dublin: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 2003.

200 General and Comparative Religion
201 Religious mythology
202 Doctrines
203 Public worship and other practices
204 Religious experience, life, practice
205 Religious ethics
206 Leaders and organization
207 Missions and religious education
208 Sources & texts
209 Sects and reform movements

210 Philosophy and theory of religion
211 Concepts of God
212 Existence of God, ways of knowing God, attributes of God
213 Creation
214 Theodicy
215 Science and religion
218 Humankind

220 Bible Generalities
221 Old Testament (Tanakh) Generalities
222 Historical books of Old Testament
223 Poetic books of Old Testament
224 Prophetic books of Old Testament
225 New Testament Generalities
226 Gospels and Acts
227 Epistles
228 Revelation (Apocalypse)
229 Apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, intertestamental works

230 Christian Theology
231 God
232 Jesus Christ and his family, Christology
233 Humankind
234 Salvation and grace
235 Spiritual beings
236 Eschatology
238 Creeds, confessions of faith, covenants, catechisms
239 Apologetics and polemics

240 Christian moral and devotional theology
241 Christian ethics
242 Devotional literature
243 Evangelistic writings for individuals and families
246 Use of art in Christianity
247 Church furnishings and related articles
248 Christian experience, practice, life
249 Christian observances in family life

250 Local Christian church and Christian religious orders
251 Preaching & Homiletics
252 Texts of sermons
253 Pastoral office and work (Pastoral theology)
254 Parish administration
255 Religious congregations and orders
259 Pastoral care of families, of specific kinds of persons

260 Christian social and ecclesiastical theology
261 Social theology and interreligious relations and attitudes
262 Ecclesiology
263 Days, times, places of religious observance
264 Public worship
265 Sacraments, other rites and acts
266 Missions
267 Associations for religious work
268 Christian education
269 Spiritual renewal

270 Church history
271 Religious congregations and orders in church history
272 Persecutions in general church history
273 Doctrinal controversies and heresies in general church history
274—279 Treatment by continent, country, locality

280 Denominations and sects of Christian church
281 Early church and Eastern churches
282 Roman Catholic Church
283 Anglican churches
284 Protestant denominations of Continental origin and related bodies
285 Presbyterian, Reformed & Congregational churches in America
286 Baptist, Disciples of Christ, Adventist churches
287 Methodist churches; churches related to Methodism
289 Other denominations and sects

290 Other religions
292 Classical religion (Greek and Roman religion)
293 Germanic religion
294 Religions of Indic origin
295 Zoroastrianism (Mazdaism, Parseeism)
296 Judaism
297 Islam, Babism, B’hai Faith
299 Religions not provided for elsewhere



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