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Religion & Philosophy Research Guide: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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Library of Congress Subject Headings

The Jerry Falwell Library uses the Library of Congress Classification system to organize the collection and create call numbers. Here is a breakdown of some of the relevant call numbers for philosophy and religion:

B - Philosophy (General)                                       

BP - Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc.

BC - Logic

BQ - Buddhism

BD - Speculative philosophy

BR - Christianity (church history)

BH - Aesthetics

BS - The Bible

BJ - Ethics

BT - Doctrinal Theology (Christology, ecclesiology, soteriology, etc.)

BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

BV - Practical Theology (preaching, missions, evangelism, etc.)

BM - Judaism

BX - Christian Denominations

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