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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

REL006070     RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament

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

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

REL006210     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament

REL006220     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament

REL006720     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Paul's Letters

REL006140     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Prophecy

REL006730     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Prophets

REL006740     RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature

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

REL108030     RELIGION / Christian Church / Leadership

REL011000     RELIGION / Christian Education / General

REL095000     RELIGION / Christian Education / Adult

REL091000     RELIGION / Christian Education / Children & Youth

REL012000     RELIGION / Christian Life / General

REL012010     RELIGION / Christian Life / Death, Grief, Bereavement

REL012020     RELIGION / Christian Life / Devotional

REL012030     RELIGION / Christian Life / Family

REL012040     RELIGION / Christian Life / Inspirational

REL012050     RELIGION / Christian Life / Love & Marriage

REL012060     RELIGION / Christian Life / Men's Issues

REL012070     RELIGION / Christian Life / Personal Growth

REL012080     RELIGION / Christian Life / Prayer

REL012090     RELIGION / Christian Life / Professional Growth

REL012100     RELIGION / Christian Life / Relationships

REL012110     RELIGION / Christian Life / Social Issues

REL012120     RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth

REL099000     RELIGION / Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare

REL063000     RELIGION / Christian Life / Stewardship & Giving

REL012130     RELIGION / Christian Life / Women's Issues

                      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

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 Life / 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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