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RELIGION

This section consists of subjects dealing with religions and religious topics, with several religions having topical subsubheadings.  For cases where a topical subsubheading needed is not found under a specific religion, it is recommended that the topical subheading be assigned first, followed by the specific religion to which this topic pertains.  For example, "RELIGION / Fundamentalism" would be assigned first, followed by "RELIGION / Christianity / General" or "RELIGION / Islam / General" (as appropriate).

Use subjects in the BIBLES section for versions of the Bible and use subjects beginning with "RELIGION / Biblical Biography", "RELIGION / Biblical Commentary", "RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation", "RELIGION / Biblical Meditations", "RELIGION / Biblical Reference", or "RELIGION / Biblical Studies" for works about the Bible.

 

REL000000 RELIGION / General

 

REL001000 RELIGION / Agnosticism

 

REL114000 RELIGION / Ancient

 

REL072000 RELIGION / Antiquities & Archaeology

 

RELIGION / Archaeology see Antiquities & Archaeology

 

REL004000 RELIGION / Atheism

 

REL005000 RELIGION / Baha'i

 

REL006020 RELIGION / Biblical Biography / General

 

REL006030 RELIGION / Biblical Biography / Old Testament

 

REL006040 RELIGION / Biblical Biography / New Testament

 

REL006050 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / General

 

REL006060 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / General

 

REL006750 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Pentateuch *

 

REL006760 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Historical Books *

 

REL006770 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Poetry & Wisdom Literature *

 

REL006780 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Prophets *

 

REL006790 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Apocrypha & Deuterocanonical *

 

REL006070 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / General

 

REL006800 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts *

 

REL006810 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Paul's Letters *

 

REL006820 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / General Epistles *

 

REL006830 RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Revelation *

 

REL006080 RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General

 

REL006090 RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament

 

REL006100 RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament

 

REL006110 RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / General

 

REL006120 RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / Old Testament

 

REL006130 RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / New Testament

 

REL006160 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / General

 

REL006650 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Atlases

 

REL006660 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Concordances

 

REL006670 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

 

REL006680 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Handbooks

 

REL006410 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Language Study

 

REL006150 RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Quotations

 

REL006000 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / General

 

REL006700 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides

 

REL006400 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics

 

REL006630 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / History & Culture

 

REL006210 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / General

 

REL006840 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Pentateuch *

 

REL006850 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Historical Books *

 

REL006740 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Poetry & Wisdom Literature

 

REL006730 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Prophets

 

REL006220 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / General

 

REL006710 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts

 

REL006720 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Paul's Letters

 

REL006860 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / General Epistles *

 

REL006870 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Revelation *

 

REL006140 RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Prophecy

 

REL115000 RELIGION / Blasphemy, Heresy & Apostasy

 

REL007000 RELIGION / Buddhism / General (see also PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist)

 

REL007010 RELIGION / Buddhism / History

 

REL007020 RELIGION / Buddhism / Rituals & Practice

 

REL007030 RELIGION / Buddhism / Sacred Writings

 

REL007040 RELIGION / Buddhism / Theravada

 

REL007050 RELIGION / Buddhism / Tibetan

 

REL092000 RELIGION / Buddhism / Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY / Zen)

 

RELIGION / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law see Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

 

RELIGION / Catechisms see Christianity / Catechisms or specific non-Christian religions

 

REL108000 RELIGION / Christian Church / General

 

REL014000 RELIGION / Christian Church / Administration

 

REL008000 RELIGION / Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

 

REL108010 RELIGION / Christian Church / Growth

 

REL108020 RELIGION / Christian Church / History

 

REL011000 RELIGION / Christian Education / General

 

REL095000 RELIGION / Christian Education / Adult

 

REL091000 RELIGION / Christian Education / Children & Youth

 

REL012000 RELIGION / Christian Living / General

 

REL012140 RELIGION / Christian Living / Calling & Vocation *

 

REL012010 RELIGION / Christian Living / Death, Grief, Bereavement

 

REL012020 RELIGION / Christian Living / Devotional

 

REL012150 RELIGION / Christian Living / Devotional Journal *

 

REL012030 RELIGION / Christian Living / Family & Relationships

 

REL012040 RELIGION / Christian Living / Inspirational

 

REL108030 RELIGION / Christian Living / Leadership & Mentoring

 

REL012050 RELIGION / Christian Living / Love & Marriage

 

REL012060 RELIGION / Christian Living / Men's Interests

 

REL012160 RELIGION / Christian Living / Parenting *

 

REL012070 RELIGION / Christian Living / Personal Growth

 

REL012170 RELIGION / Christian Living / Personal Memoirs *

 

REL012080 RELIGION / Christian Living / Prayer

 

REL012090 RELIGION / Christian Living / Professional Growth

 

REL012110 RELIGION / Christian Living / Social Issues

 

REL012120 RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

 

REL099000 RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Warfare

 

REL063000 RELIGION / Christian Living / Stewardship & Giving

 

REL012130 RELIGION / Christian Living / Women's Interests

 

RELIGION / Christian Literature see Christianity / Literature & the Arts

 

REL109000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / General

 

REL109010 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Adult

 

REL109020 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Children

 

REL050000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery

 

REL023000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Discipleship

 

REL030000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Evangelism

 

REL045000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Missions

 

REL074000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources

 

REL080000 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Preaching

 

REL109030 RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Youth

 

REL055000 RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / General

 

REL055010 RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments

 

REL055020 RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy

 

REL067000 RELIGION / Christian Theology / General

 

REL067010 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Angelology & Demonology

 

REL067020 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Anthropology

 

REL067030 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Apologetics

 

REL067040 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology

 

RELIGION / Christian Theology / Doctrinal see Christian Theology / Systematic

 

REL067050 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Ecclesiology

 

REL067060 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Eschatology

 

REL067070 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Ethics

 

REL067080 RELIGION / Christian Theology / History

 

REL067120 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Liberation

 

REL104000 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Mariology

 

REL067090 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Pneumatology

 

REL067130 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Process

 

REL067100 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Soteriology

 

REL067110 RELIGION / Christian Theology / Systematic

 

REL070000 RELIGION / Christianity / General

 

REL002000 RELIGION / Christianity / Amish

 

REL003000 RELIGION / Christianity / Anglican

 

REL073000 RELIGION / Christianity / Baptist

 

REL093000 RELIGION / Christianity / Calvinist

 

REL009000 RELIGION / Christianity / Catechisms

 

REL010000 RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic

 

REL083000 RELIGION / Christianity / Christian Science

 

REL046000 RELIGION / Christianity / Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Congregational see Christianity / United Church of Christ

 

REL094000 RELIGION / Christianity / Denominations

 

REL027000 RELIGION / Christianity / Episcopalian

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Friends see Christianity / Quaker

 

REL015000 RELIGION / Christianity / History

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Holidays see headings under Holidays

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Holy Spirit see Christian Theology / Pneumatology

 

REL096000 RELIGION / Christianity / Jehovah's Witnesses

 

REL013000 RELIGION / Christianity / Literature & the Arts

 

REL082000 RELIGION / Christianity / Lutheran

 

REL043000 RELIGION / Christianity / Mennonite

 

REL044000 RELIGION / Christianity / Methodist

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Mormon see Christianity / Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

 

REL049000 RELIGION / Christianity / Orthodox

 

REL079000 RELIGION / Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Prayerbooks see Prayerbooks / Christian

 

REL097000 RELIGION / Christianity / Presbyterian

 

REL053000 RELIGION / Christianity / Protestant

 

REL088000 RELIGION / Christianity / Quaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Roman Catholic see Christianity / Catholic

 

REL110000 RELIGION / Christianity / Saints & Sainthood

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Sermons see Sermons / Christian

 

REL098000 RELIGION / Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist

 

REL059000 RELIGION / Christianity / Shaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Society of Friends see Christianity / Quaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Unitarian Universalism see Unitarian Universalism

 

REL111000 RELIGION / Christianity / United Church of Christ

 

RELIGION / Church Administration see Christian Church / Administration

 

RELIGION / Church & State see Religion, Politics & State

 

RELIGION / Church Institutions & Organizations see Institutions & Organizations

 

REL081000 RELIGION / Clergy

 

REL017000 RELIGION / Comparative Religion

 

REL018000 RELIGION / Confucianism

 

REL019000 RELIGION / Counseling

 

REL020000 RELIGION / Cults

 

REL021000 RELIGION / Deism

 

REL100000 RELIGION / Demonology & Satanism

 

REL022000 RELIGION / Devotional

 

RELIGION / Discipleship see Christian Ministry / Discipleship

 

REL024000 RELIGION / Eastern

 

RELIGION / Ecclesiastical Law see Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

 

REL107000 RELIGION / Eckankar

 

REL025000 RELIGION / Ecumenism & Interfaith

 

REL026000 RELIGION / Education

 

REL085000 RELIGION / Eschatology

 

REL113000 RELIGION / Essays

 

REL028000 RELIGION / Ethics

 

REL029000 RELIGION / Ethnic & Tribal

 

RELIGION / Evangelism see Christian Ministry / Evangelism

 

REL077000 RELIGION / Faith

 

RELIGION / Freemasonry see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Freemasonry & Secret Societies

 

REL078000 RELIGION / Fundamentalism

 

REL112000 RELIGION / Gnosticism

 

REL032000 RELIGION / Hinduism / General

 

REL032010 RELIGION / Hinduism / History

 

REL032020 RELIGION / Hinduism / Rituals & Practice

 

REL032030 RELIGION / Hinduism / Sacred Writings

 

REL032040 RELIGION / Hinduism / Theology

 

REL033000 RELIGION / History

 

REL034000 RELIGION / Holidays / General

 

REL034010 RELIGION / Holidays / Christian

 

REL034020 RELIGION / Holidays / Christmas & Advent

 

REL034030 RELIGION / Holidays / Easter & Lent

 

REL034040 RELIGION / Holidays / Jewish

 

REL034050 RELIGION / Holidays / Other

 

RELIGION / I Ching see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / I Ching

 

REL036000 RELIGION / Inspirational

 

REL016000 RELIGION / Institutions & Organizations

 

REL037000 RELIGION / Islam / General

 

REL037010 RELIGION / Islam / History

 

REL041000 RELIGION / Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings

 

REL037020 RELIGION / Islam / Law

 

REL037030 RELIGION / Islam / Rituals & Practice

 

REL037040 RELIGION / Islam / Shi'a

 

REL090000 RELIGION / Islam / Sufi

 

REL037050 RELIGION / Islam / Sunni

 

REL037060 RELIGION / Islam / Theology

 

REL038000 RELIGION / Jainism

 

RELIGION / Jewish Life see Judaism / Rituals & Practice

 

REL040000 RELIGION / Judaism / General

 

REL040050 RELIGION / Judaism / Conservative

 

REL040030 RELIGION / Judaism / History

 

RELIGION / Judaism / Holocaust see HISTORY / Holocaust

 

REL040060 RELIGION / Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism

 

REL040070 RELIGION / Judaism / Orthodox

 

RELIGION / Judaism / Prayerbooks, Prayers, Liturgy see Prayerbooks / Jewish

 

REL040080 RELIGION / Judaism / Reform

 

REL040010 RELIGION / Judaism / Rituals & Practice

 

REL040040 RELIGION / Judaism / Sacred Writings

 

REL064000 RELIGION / Judaism / Talmud

 

REL040090 RELIGION / Judaism / Theology

 

RELIGION / Koran see Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings

 

REL071000 RELIGION / Leadership

 

RELIGION / LGBT see Sexuality & Gender Studies *

 

REL042000 RELIGION / Meditations

 

REL101000 RELIGION / Messianic Judaism

 

REL086000 RELIGION / Monasticism

 

RELIGION / Muslim see headings under Islam

 

REL047000 RELIGION / Mysticism

 

RELIGION / Mythology see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology

 

REL117000 RELIGION / Paganism & Neo-Paganism

 

RELIGION / Pastoral Counseling see Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery

 

RELIGION / Pastoral Ministry see Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources

 

REL051000 RELIGION / Philosophy

 

REL087000 RELIGION / Prayer

 

REL052000 RELIGION / Prayerbooks / General

 

REL052010 RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Christian

 

REL052030 RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Islamic

 

REL052020 RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Jewish

 

REL075000 RELIGION / Psychology of Religion

 

REL054000 RELIGION / Reference

 

REL106000 RELIGION / Religion & Science

 

REL084000 RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State

 

REL116000 RELIGION / Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict

 

RELIGION / Rituals & Practice see specific religions

 

                   RELIGION / Rosicrucianism see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Hermetism &

Rosicrucianism

 

RELIGION / Satanism see Demonology & Satanism

 

REL089000 RELIGION / Scientology

 

REL058000 RELIGION / Sermons / General

 

REL058010 RELIGION / Sermons / Christian

 

REL058020 RELIGION / Sermons / Jewish

 

REL105000 RELIGION / Sexuality & Gender Studies

 

REL060000 RELIGION / Shintoism

 

REL061000 RELIGION / Sikhism

 

RELIGION / Sociology of Religion see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion

 

REL062000 RELIGION / Spirituality

 

RELIGION / Stewardship see Christian Living / Stewardship & Giving

 

RELIGION / Sufi see Islam / Sufi

 

RELIGION / Talmud see Judaism / Talmud

 

REL065000 RELIGION / Taoism (see also PHILOSOPHY / Taoist)

 

REL066000 RELIGION / Theism

 

REL102000 RELIGION / Theology

 

REL068000 RELIGION / Theosophy

 

REL103000 RELIGION / Unitarian Universalism

 

REL118000 RELIGION / Wicca (see also BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Witchcraft)

 

RELIGION / Youth Ministries see Christian Education / Children & Youth

 

RELIGION / Zen Buddhism see Buddhism / Zen

 

REL069000 RELIGION / Zoroastrianism

 

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