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Library of Congress Classification (LC)

Information on how you can find books in the Library using Library of Congress Classification (LC).

B - Philosophy




B1-5802                                 Philosophy (General)

B69-99                                         General works

B108-5802                                    By period

Including individual philosophers and schools of philosophy

B108-708                                            Ancient

B720-765                                            Medieval

B770-785                                            Renaissance

B790-5802                                          Modern

B808-849                                                  Special topics and schools of philosophy

B850-5739                                                By region or country

B5800-5802                                              By religion


Subclass BC

BC1-199                                 Logic

BC11-39                                       History

BC25-39                                             By period

BC60-99                                       General works

BC171-199                                    Special topics


Subclass BD

BD10-701                               Speculative philosophy

BD10-41                                       General philosophical works

BD95-131                                     Metaphysics

BD143-237                                    Epistemology.  Theory of knowledge

BD240-260                                    Methodology

BD300-450                                    Ontology

Including being, the soul, life, death

BD493-701                                    Cosmology

Including teleology, space and time, structure of matter,

plurality of worlds

B - Psychology

BF1-990                                 Psychology

BF38-64                                       Philosophy.  Relation to other topics

BF173-175.5                                 Psychoanalysis

BF176-176.5                                 Psychological tests and testing

BF180-198.7                                 Experimental psychology

BF203                                          Gestalt psychology

BF207-209                                    Psychotropic drugs and other substances

BF231-299                                    Sensation.  Aesthesiology

BF309-499                                    Consciousness.  Cognition. Including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius,

                                                intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue

BF501-505                                    Motivation

BF511-593                                    Affection.  Feeling.  Emotion

BF608-635                                    Will.  Volition.  Choice.  Control

BF636-637                                    Applied psychology

BF638-648                                    New Thought.  Menticulture, etc.

BF660-685                                    Comparative psychology.  Animal and human psychology

BF692-692.5                                 Psychology of sex.  Sexual behavior

BF697-697.5                                 Differential psychology.  Individuality.  Self

BF698-698.9                                 Personality

BF699-711                                    Genetic psychology

BF712-724.85                               Developmental psychology. Including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood

BF725-727                                    Class psychology

BF795-839                                    Temperament.  Character

BF839.8-885                                 Physiognomy.  Phrenology

BF889-905                                    Graphology.  Study of handwriting

BF908-940                                    The hand.  Palmistry

BF1001-1389                          Parapsychology

BF1001-1045                                Psychic research.  Psychology of the conscious

BF1048-1108                                Hallucinations.  Sleep.  Dreaming.  Visions

BF1111-1156                                Hypnotism.  Suggestion.  Mesmerism.  Subliminal projection

BF1161-1171                                Telepathy.  Mind reading.  Thought transference

BF1228-1389                                Spiritualism. Including mediumship, spirit messages, clairvoyance

BF1404-2055                          Occult sciences

BF1444-1486                                Ghosts.  Apparitions.  Hauntings

BF1501-1562                                Demonology.  Satanism.  Possession

BF1562.5-1584                             Witchcraft

BF1585-1623                                Magic.  Hermetics.  Necromancy

BF1651-1729                                Astrology

BF1745-1779                                Oracles.  Sibyls.  Divinations

BF1783-1815                                Seers.  Prophets.  Prophecies

BF1845-1891                                Fortune-telling

BF2050-2055                                Human-alien encounters.  Contact between humans and extraterrestrials


Subclass BH

BH1-301                                 Aesthetics

BH81-208                                     History

BH301                                          Special topics


Subclass BJ

BJ1-1725                                Ethics

BJ71-1185                                    History and general works

Including individual ethical philosophers


BJ1188-1295                                 Religious ethics

BJ1298-1335                                 Evolutionary and genetic ethics

BJ1365-1385                                 Positivist ethics

BJ1388                                         Socialist ethics

BJ1390-1390.5                              Communist ethics

BJ1392                                         Totalitarian ethics

BJ1395                                         Feminist ethics

BJ1518-1697                                 Individual ethics.  Character.  Virtue. Including practical and applied ethics, conduct of life, vices, success,

ethics for children

BJ1725                                         Ethics of social groups, classes, etc.  Professional ethics

BJ1801-2195                           Social usages.  Etiquette

BJ2021-2078                                 Etiquette of entertaining

BJ2139-2156                                 Etiquette of travel

BJ2195                                         Telephone etiquette


BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism

BL1-2790                                Religions.  Mythology.  Rationalism

BL1-50                                         Religion (General)

BL51-65                                       Philosophy of religion.  Psychology of religion.  Religion in relation to other subjects

BL70-71                                       Sacred books (General)

BL71.5-73                                    Biography

BL74-99                                       Religions of the world

BL175-265                                    Natural theology

BL175-190                                          General

BL200                                                Theism

BL205-216                                          Nature and attributes of Deity

BL217                                                Polytheism

BL218                                                Dualism

BL220                                                Pantheism

BL221                                                Monotheism

BL224-227                                          Creation.  Theory of the earth

BL239-265                                          Religion and science

BL270                                          Unity and plurality

BL290                                          The soul

BL300-325                                    The myth.  Comparative mythology

BL350-385                                    Classification of religions

BL410                                          Religions in relation to one another

BL425-490                                    Religious doctrines (General)

BL430                                                Origins of religion

BL435-457                                          Nature worship

BL458                                                Women in comparative religion

BL460                                                Sex worship.  Phallicism

BL465-470                                          Worship of human beings

BL473-490                                          Other

BL500-547                                    Eschatology

BL550-619                                    Worship.  Cultus

BL624-629.5                                 Religious life

BL630-(632.5)                              Religious organization


BL660-2680                                  History and principles of religions

BL660                                                Indo-European.  Aryan

BL685                                                Ural-Altaic

BL687                                                Mediterranean region

BL689-980                                          European.  Occidental

BL700-820                                                Classical (Etruscan, Greek, Roman)

BL830-875                                                Germanic and Norse

BL900-980                                                Other European

BL1000-2370                                      Asian.  Oriental

BL1000-1035                                            General

BL1050                                                     Northern and Central Asia

BL1055                                                     Southern and Eastern Asia

BL1060                                                     Southwestern Asia.  Asia Minor.  Levant

BL1100-1295                                            Hinduism

BL1100-1107.5                                               General

BL1108.2-1108.7                                            Religious education

BL1109.2-1109.7                                            Antiquities.  Archaeology.  Inscriptions

BL1111-1143.2                                               Sacred books.  Sources

BL1112.2-1137.5                                                  Vedic texts

BL1140.2-1140.4                                                  Pur~as

BL1141.2-1142.6                                                  Tantric texts

BL1145-1146                                                  Hindu literature

BL1153.7-1168                                               By region or country

BL1212.32-1215                                              Doctrines.  Theology

BL1216-1225                                                  Hindu pantheon.  Deities

BL1225.2-1243.58                                           Religious life

BL1243.72-1243.78                                         Monasteries.  Temples, etc.

BL1271.2-1295                                               Modifications.  Sects

BL1284.5-1289.592                                               Vaishnavism

BL1300-1380                                            Jainism

BL1310-1314.2                                               Sacred books.  Sources

BL1315-1317                                                  Jain literature

BL1375.3-1375.7                                            Jaina pantheon.  Deities

BL1376-1378.85                                              Forms of worship

BL1379-1380                                                  Modifications, etc.

BL1500-1590                                            Zoroastrianism (Mazdeism).  Parseeism

BL1595                                                     Yezidis

BL1600-1695                                            Semitic religions

BL1600-1605                                                  General

BL1610                                                           Aramean

BL1615-1616                                                  Sumerian

BL1620-1625                                                  Assyro-Babylonian

BL1630                                                           Chaldean

BL1635                                                           Harranian.  Pseudo-Sabian

BL1640-1645                                                  Syrian.  Palestinian.  Samaritan

BL1650                                                           Hebrew.  For Judaism, see subclass BM

BL1660-1665                                                  Phoenician.  Carthaginian, etc.

BL1670-1672                                                  Canaanite

BL1675                                                           Moabite.  Philistine

BL1680-1685                                                  Arabian (except Islam)


BL1695                                                           Druses

BL1710                                                     Ethiopian

BL1750-2350                                            By region or country

BL1790-1975                                                  China

BL1830-1883                                                        Confucianism

BL1899-1942.85                                                    Taoism

BL2000-2032                                                  India

BL2017-2018.7                                                     Sikhism

BL2195-2228                                                  Japan

BL2216-2227.8                                                     Shinto

BL2230-2240                                                  Korea

BL2390-2490                                      African

BL2420-2460                                            Egyptian

BL2500-2592                                      American. For American Indians, see classes E-F

BL2600-2630                                      Pacific Ocean islands.  Oceania

BL2670                                               Arctic regions

BL2700-2790                                Rationalism


BM - Judaism

BM1-990                                 Judaism

BM1-449                                       General

BM70-135                                           Study and teaching

BM150-449                                         History

BM201-449                                               By region or country

BM480-488.8                                Pre-Talmudic Jewish literature (non-Biblical)

BM495-532                                   Sources of Jewish religion.  Rabbinical literature

BM497-509                                         Talmudic literature

BM497-497.8                                            Mishnah

BM498-498.8                                            Palestinian Talmud

BM499-504.7                                            Babylonian Talmud

BM507-507.5                                            Baraita

BM508-508.5                                            Tosefta

BM510-518                                         Midrash

BM520-523.7                                      Halacha

BM525-526                                         Cabala

BM529                                                Jewish tradition

BM534-538                                   Relation of Judaism to special subject fields

BM534-536                                         Religions

BM545-582                                   Principles of Judaism (General)

BM585-585.4                                Controversial works against the Jews

BM590-591                                   Jewish works against Christianity and Islam

BM600-645                                   Dogmatic Judaism

BM646                                          Heresy, heresies

BM648                                          Apologetics

BM650-747                                   Practical Judaism

BM651-652.7                                      Priests, rabbis, etc.

BM653-653.7                                      Congregations.  Synagogues

BM654-655.6                                      The tabernacle.  The temple

BM656-657                                         Forms of worship


BM660-679                                         Liturgy and ritual

BM690-695                                         Festivals and fasts

BM700-720                                         Rites and customs

BM723-729                                         Jewish way of life.  Spiritual life.  Mysticism.  Personal religion.  Moral theology

BM730-747                                         Preaching.  Homiletics

BM750-755                                   Biography

BM900-990                                   Samaritans

BP - Islam. Bahai Faith. Theosophy, etc.

BP1-610                                 Islam.  Bahai Faith.  Theosophy, etc.

BP1-253                                       Islam

BP1-68                                               General

BP42-48                                                   Study and teaching

BP50-68                                                   History

BP70-80                                             Biography

BP75-77.75                                               Muammad, Prophet, d. 632

BP87-89                                             Islamic literature

BP100-(157)                                       Sacred books

BP100-134                                                Koran

BP128.15-129.83                                            Special parts and chapters

BP130-134                                                      Works about the Koran

BP135-136.9                                             Hadith literature.  Traditions.  Sunna

BP137-137.5                                             Koranic and other Islamic legends

BP160-165                                          General works on Islam

BP165.5                                             Dogma (>Aq~=id)

BP166-166.94                                     Theology (Kal~m)

BP167.5                                             Heresy, heresies, heretics

BP168                                                Apostasy from Islam

BP169                                                Works against Islam and the Koran

BP170                                                Works in defense of Islam.  Islamic apologetics

BP170.2                                             Benevolent work.  Social work.  Welfare work, etc.

BP170.3-170.5                                    Missionary work of Islam

BP171-173                                          Relation of Islam to other religions

BP173.25-173.45                                Islamic sociology

BP174-190                                          The practice of Islam

BP176-181                                                The five duties of a Moslem.  Pillars of Islam

BP182                                                      Jihad (Holy War)

BP184-184.9                                             Religious ceremonies, rites, etc.

BP186-186.97                                           Special days and seasons, fasts, feasts,

festivals, etc.  Relics

BP187-187.9                                             Shrines, sacred places, etc.

BP188-190                                                Islamic religious life

BP188.2-188.3                                                Devotional literature

BP188.45-189.65                                            Sufism.  Mysticism.  Dervishes

BP189.68-189.7                                              Monasticism

BP191-253                                          Branches, sects, etc.

BP192-194.9                                             Shiites

BP221-223                                                Black Muslims

BP232                                                      Moorish Science Temple of America


BP251-253                                                Nurculuk

BP300-395                                    Bahai Faith

BP500-585                                    Theosophy

BP595-597                                    Anthroposophy

BP600-610                                    Other beliefs and movements

BQ - Buddhism

BQ1-9800                               Buddhism

BQ1-10                                         Periodicals.  Yearbooks (General)

BQ12-93                                       Societies, councils, associations, clubs, etc.

BQ96-99                                       Financial institutions.  Trusts

BQ100-102                                   Congresses.  Conferences (General)

BQ104-105                                   Directories (General)

BQ107-109                                   Museums.  Exhibitions

BQ115-126                                   General collections.  Collected works

BQ128                                          Encyclopedias (General)

BQ130                                          Dictionaries (General)

BQ133                                          Terminology

BQ135                                          Questions and answers.  Maxims (General)

BQ141-209                                   Religious education (General)

BQ210-219                                   Research

BQ221-249                                   Antiquities.  Archaeology

BQ240-244                                         Literary discoveries

BQ246-249                                         Inscriptions, etc.

BQ251-799                                   History

BQ800-829                                   Persecutions

BQ840-999                                   Biography

BQ840-858                                         Collective

BQ860-999                                         Individual

BQ860-939                                               Gautama Buddha

BQ940-999                                               Other

BQ1001-1045                                Buddhist literature

BQ1100-3340                                Tripiaka (Canonical literature)

BQ4000-4060                                General works

BQ4061-4570                                Doctrinal and systematic Buddhism

BQ4180-4565                                      Special doctrines

BQ4570                                              Special topics and relations to special subjects

BQ4600-4610                                Relation to other religious and philosophical systems

BQ4620-4905                                Buddhist pantheon

BQ4911-5720                                Practice of Buddhism.  Forms of worship

BQ4965-5030                                      Ceremonies and rites.  Ceremonial rules

BQ5035-5065                                      Hymns.  Chants.  Recitations

BQ5070-5075                                      Altar, liturgical objects, ornaments, memorials, etc.

BQ5080-5085                                      Vestments, altar cloths, etc.

BQ5090-5095                                      Liturgical functions

BQ5100-5125                                      Symbols and symbolism

BQ5130-5137                                      Temple.  Temple organization

BQ5140-5355                                      Buddhist ministry.  Priesthood.  Organization

BQ5251-5305                                            Education and training

BQ5310-5350                                            Preaching


BQ5360-5680                                      Religious life

BQ5485-5530                                            Precepts for laymen

BQ5535-5594                                            Devotional literature.  Meditations.  Prayers

BQ5595-5633                                            Devotion.  Meditation.  Prayer

BQ5635-5675                                            Spiritual life.  Mysticism.  Englightenment.  Perfection

BQ5700-5720                                      Festivals.  Days and seasons

BQ5725-5845                                      Folklore

BQ5821-5845                                            Miracle literature

BQ5851-5899                                      Benevolent work.  Social work.  Welfare work, etc.

BQ5901-5975                                      Missionary work

BQ6001-6160                                      Monasticism and monastic life  Sagha (Order)

BQ6200-6240                                      Asceticism.  Hermits.  Wayfaring life

BQ6300-6388                                      Monasteries.  Temples.  Shrines.  Sites

BQ6400-6495                                      Pilgrims and pilgrimages

BQ7001-9800                                      Modifications, schools, etc.

BQ7100-7285                                            Therav~da (Hinayana) Buddhism

BQ7300-7529                                            Mahayana Buddhism

BQ7530-7950                                            Tibetan Buddhism (Lamaism)

BQ7960-7989                                            Bonpo (Sect)

BQ8000-9800                                            Special modifications, sects, etc.

BQ8500-8769                                                  Pure Land Buddhism

BQ8900-9099                                                  Tantric Buddhism

BQ9250-9519                                                  Zen Buddhism

BR - Christianity

BR1-1725                               Christianity

BR60-67                                       Early Christian literature.  Fathers of the Church, etc.

BR115                                          Christianity in relation to special subjects

BR130-133.5                                 Christian antiquities.  Archaeology.  Museums

BR140-1510                                  History

BR160-481                                          By period

BR160-275                                                Early and medieval

BR280                                                      Renaissance.  Renaissance and Reformation

BR290-481                                                Modern period

BR323.5-334.2                                                Luther, Martin

BR500-1510                                        By region or country

BR1600-1609                                Persecution.  Martyrs

BR1609.5                                     Dissent

BR1610                                        Tolerance and toleration

BR1615-1617                                Liberalism

BR1620                                        Sacrilege (History)

BR1690-1725                                Biography


BS - The Bible

BS1-2970                                The Bible

BS11-115                                      Early versions

BS125-355                                    Modern texts and versions

BS125-198                                          English

BS199-313                                          Other European languages


BS315-355                                          Non-European languages

BS315                                                       Asian languages

BS325                                                       African languages

BS335                                                       Languages of Oceania and Australasia

BS345                                                       American Indian languages

BS350                                                       Mixed languages

BS355                                                       Artificial languages

BS410-680                                    Works about the Bible

BS500-534.8                                       Criticism and interpretation

BS535-537                                          The Bible as literature

BS546-558                                          Bible stories.  Paraphrases of Bible stories.  The Bible story

BS569-580                                          Men, women, and children of the Bible

BS580                                                       Individual Old Testament characters

BS585-613                                          Study and teaching

BS647-649                                          Prophecy

BS650-667                                          Bible and science

BS670-672                                          Bible and social sciences

BS701-1830                                  Old Testament

BS705-815                                          Early versions

BS825-1013                                        Modern texts and versions

BS1091-1099                                       Selections.  Quotations

BS1110-1199                                       Works about the Old Testament

BS1160-1191.5                                          Criticism and interpretation

BS1200-1830                                       Special parts of the Old Testament

BS1901-2970                                 New Testament

BS1937-2020                                       Early texts and versions

BS2025-2213                                       Modern texts and versions

BS2260-2269                                       Selections.  Quotations

BS2280-2545                                       Works about the New Testament

BS2350-2393                                             Criticism and interpretation

BS2415-2417                                             The teachings of Jesus

BS2430-2520                                             Men, women, and children of the New Testament

BS2525-2544                                             Study and teaching

BS2547-2970                                       Special parts of the New Testament

BS2640-2765.6                                          Epistles of Paul

BT - Doctrinal Theology

BT10-1480                              Doctrinal Theology

BT19-37                                       Doctrine and dogma

BT93-93.6                                    Judaism

BT95-97.2                                    Divine law.  Moral government

BT98-180                                     God

BT109-115                                          Doctrine of the Trinity

BT117-123                                          Holy Spirit.  The Paraclete

BT126-127.5                                       Revelation

BT130-153                                          Divine attributes

BT198-590                                    Christology

BT296-500                                          Life of Christ

BT580                                                Miracles.  Apparitions.  Shrines, sanctuaries, images,

processions, etc.


BT587                                                Relics

BT595-680                                    Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ.  Mariology

BT650-660                                          Miracles.  Apparitions.  Shrines, sanctuaries, images,

processions, etc.

BT695-749                                    Creation

BT750-811                                    Salvation.  Soteriology

BT819-891                                    Eschatology.  Last things

BT899-940                                    Future state.  Future life

BT960-985                                    Invisible world (saints, demons, etc.)

BT990-1010                                  Creeds, confessions, covenants, etc.

BT1029-1040                                Catechisms

BT1095-1255                                Apologetics.  Evidences of Christianity

BT1313-1480                                History of specific doctrines and movements.  Heresies and schisms

BV - Practical Theology

BV1-5099                               Practical Theology

BV5-530                                       Worship (Public and private)

BV30-135                                           Times and seasons.  The Church year

BV43-64                                                   Feast days

BV65-70                                                   Saints= days

BV80-105                                                 Fasts

BV107-133                                                Lord=s Day.  Sunday.  Sabbath

BV150-168                                          Christian symbols and symbolism

BV169-199                                          Liturgy and ritual

BV200                                                Family worship

BV205-287                                          Prayer

BV301-530                                          Hymnology

BV360-465                                                Denominational and special types of hymnbooks in English

BV467-510                                                Hymns in languages other than English

BV590-1652                                  Ecclesiastical theology

BV598-603                                          The Church

BV629-631                                          Church and state

BV637-637.5                                       City churches

BV638-638.8                                       The rural church.  The church and country life

BV646-651                                          Church polity

BV652-652.9                                       Church management.  Efficiency

BV652.95-657                                     Mass media and telecommunication in religion

BV659-683                                          Ministry.  Clergy.  Religious vocations

BV700-707                                          Parish.  Congregation.  The local church

BV770-777                                          Church finance.  Church property

BV800-873                                          Sacraments.  Ordinances

BV803-814                                                Baptism

BV823-828                                                Holy Communion.  Lord=s Supper.  Eucharist

BV835-838                                                Marriage

BV840-850                                                Penance

BV895-896                                          Shrines.  Holy places

BV900-1450                                        Religious societies, associations, etc.

BV950-1280                                              Religious societies of men, brotherhoods, etc.

BV1000-1220                                                  Young Men=s Christian Associations

BV1300-1395                                            Religious societies of women


BV1300-1393                                                  Young Women=s Christian Associations

BV1460-1615                                      Religious education (General)

BV1620-1652                                      Social life, recreation, etc., in the church

BV2000-3705                                Missions

BV2123-2595                                      Special churches

BV2130-2300                                            Roman Catholic Church

BV2350-2595                                            Protestant churches

BV2610-2695                                      Special types of missions

BV2750-3695                                      Missions in individual countries

BV3750-3799                                Evangelism.  Revivals

BV4000-4470                                Pastoral theology

BV4019-4180                                      Education

BV4019-4167                                            Training for the ordained ministry

BV4168-4180                                            Training for lay workers

BV4200-4317                                      Preaching.  Homiletics

BV4239-4317                                            Sermons

BV4390-4399                                      Personal life of the clergy

BV4400-4470                                      Practical church work.  Social work.  Work of the layman

BV4485-5099                                Practical religion.  The Christian life

BV4520-4526.2                                   Religious duties

BV4625-4780                                      Moral theology

BV4625-4627                                            Sins and vices

BV4630-4647                                            Virtues

BV4650-4715                                            Precepts from the Bible

BV4720-4780                                            Precepts of the Church.  Commandments of the Church

BV4800-4897                                      Works of meditation and devotion

BV4900-4911                                      Works of consolation and cheer

BV4912-4950                                      Conversion literature

BV5015-5068                                      Asceticism

BV5070-5095                                      Mysticism

BV5099                                              Quietism

BX - Christian Denominations

BX1-9999                                Christian Denominations

BX1-9.5                                        Church unity.  Ecumenical movement.  Interdenominational


BX100-189                                    Eastern churches.  Oriental churches

BX100-107                                          General

BX120-129                                          Armenian Church

BX130-139                                          Coptic Church

BX140-149                                          Ethiopic or Abyssinian Church

BX150-159                                          Nestorian, Chaldean, or East Syrian Church

BX160-169                                          St. Thomas Christians.  Malabar Christians.  Mar Thoma Syrian


BX170-179                                          Syrian or Jacobite Church

BX180-189                                          Maronite Church

BX200-756                                    Orthodox Eastern Church

BX200-395                                          General

BX400-756                                          Divisions of the church

BX400-440                                                Patriarchates of the East.  Melchites


BX450-450.93                                           Church of Cyprus

BX460-605                                                Russian Church

BX610-620                                                Church of Greece

BX630-639                                                Orthodox Church in Austria and Hungary

BX650-659                                                Bulgarian Church

BX660-669                                                Georgian Church

BX670-679                                                Montenegrin Church

BX690-699                                                Romanian Church

BX710-719                                                Serbian Church.  Yugoslav Church

BX720-729                                                Orthodox Eastern Church, Macedonian

BX729.5                                                   Orthodox Eastern Church, Ukrainian

BX729.9-755                                             Orthodox Church in other regions or countries

BX800-4795                                  Catholic Church

BX800-839                                          Periodicals.  Societies, councils, congresses, etc.

BX840                                                Museums.  Exhibitions

BX841                                                Dictionaries.  Encyclopedias

BX845                                                Directories.  Yearbooks

BX847                                                Atlases

BX850-875                                          Documents

BX880-891                                          General collected works

BX895-939                                          Study and teaching

BX940-1745                                        History

Including lives of popes

BX1746-1755                                      Theology.  Doctrine.  Dogmatics

BX1756                                               Sermons

BX1760-1779.5                                   Controversial works

BX1781-1788                                      Catholic Church and other churches

BX1790-1793                                      Catholic Church and the state

BX1800-1920                                      Government and organization

BX1958-1968                                      Creeds and catechisms

BX1969                                               Forms of worship.  Catholic practice

BX1970-2175                                      Liturgy and ritual

BX2050-2175                                            Prayers and devotions

BX2177-2198                                      Meditations.  Devotional readings.  Spiritual exercises, etc.

BX2200-2292                                      Sacraments

BX2295-2310                                      Sacramentals

BX2312                                               Images

BX2315-2324                                      Relics.  Shrines.  Pilgrimages.  Processions

BX2325-2333                                      Saints.  Hagiology

BX2347-2377                                      Practical religion.  Christian life

BX2380-2386                                      Religious life.  Religious state

BX2400-4563                                      Monasticism.  Religious orders

BX2890-4192                                            Religious orders of men

BX4200-4563                                            Religious orders of women

BX4600-4644                                      Churches, cathedrals, abbeys (as parish churches), etc.

BX4650-4705                                      Biography and portraits

BX4650-4698                                            Collective

BX4654-4662                                                  Saints and martyrs

BX4700-4705                                            Individual

BX4700                                                           Saints

BX4710.1-4715.95                               Eastern churches in communion with Rome.  Catholics of the


Oriental rites.  Uniats

BX4716.4-4795                                   Dissenting sects other than Protestant

BX4718.5-4735                                         Jansenists

BX4737                                                     French schisms of the 19th century

BX4740                                                     German Catholics

BX4751-4793                                            Old Catholics

BX4793.5-4794.25                                     Independent Catholic Churches

BX4795                                                     Other

BX4800-9999                                Protestantism

BX4800-4861                                      General

BX4872-4924                                      Pre-Reformation

BX4872-4893                                            Waldenses and Albigenses

BX4900-4906                                            Lollards.  Wycliffites

BX4913-4924                                            Hussites

BX4920-4924                                                  Bohemian Brethren

BX4929-4951                                      Post-Reformation

BX4929-4946                                            Anabaptists

BX4950-4951                                            Plain People

BX5001-5009                                      Anglican Communion (General)

BX5011-5207                                      Church of England

BX5011-5050                                            General

BX5051-5110                                            History.  Local divisions

BX5115-5126                                            Special parties and movements

BX5127-5129.8                                         Church of England and other churches

BX5130-5132                                            General

BX5133                                                     Sermons.  Tracts.  Addresses.  Essays

BX5135-5136                                            Controversial works

BX5137-5139                                            Creeds and catechisms, etc.

BX5140.5-5147                                         Liturgy and ritual

BX5148-5149                                            Sacraments

BX5150-5182.5                                         Government.  Organization.  Discipline

BX5183-5187                                            Religious communities.  Conventual life.  Religious


BX5194-5195                                            Cathedrals, churches, etc. in England and Wales

BX5197-5199                                            Biography

BX5200-5207                                            Dissent and nonconformity

BX5210-5395                                            Episcopal Church in Scotland

BX5410-5595                                            Church of Ireland

BX5596-5598                                            Church in Wales

BX5600-5740                                            Church of England outside of Great Britain

BX5601-5620                                                  Anglican Church of Canada

BX5800-5995                                      Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America

BX5996-6030                                      Protestant Episcopal Church outside the United States

BX6051-6093                                      Reformed Episcopal Church

BX6101-9999                                      Other Protestant denominations

Alphabetical; only larger denominations listed

The subarrangement is essentially the same for

each sect, the primary features being

indicated by way of example under Baptists

BX6101-6193                                            Adventists.  AMillerites@

BX6195-6197                                            Arminians.  Remonstrants


BX6201-6495                                            Baptists

BX6201-6227                                                  General

BX6231-6328                                                  History.  Local divisions

BX6329                                                           Baptists and other churches

BX6330-6331.2                                               Doctrine

BX6333                                                           Sermons.  Tracts

BX6334                                                           Controversial works

BX6335-6336                                                  Creeds.  Catechisms

BX6337                                                           Service.  Ritual.  Liturgy

BX6338-6339                                                  Sacraments

BX6340-6346.3                                               Government.  Discipline

BX6349-6470                                                  Individual branches

BX6480-6490                                                  Individual Baptist churches

BX6493-6495                                                  Biography

BX6551-6593                                            Catholic Apostolic Church.  Irvingites

BX6651-6693                                            Christadelphians.  Brothers of Christ

BX6751-6793                                            Christian Church

See also Disciples of Christ

BX6801-6843                                            Christian Reformed Church

BX6901-6997                                            Christian Science

BX7003                                                     Christian Union

BX7020-7060                                            Church of God

BX7079-7097                                            Churches of God

BX7101-7260                                            Congregationalism

BX7301-7343                                            Disciples of Christ.  Campbellites

BX7401-7430                                            Dowieism.  Christian Catholic Church

BX7451-7493                                            Evangelical and Reformed Church

BX7556                                                     Evangelical United Brethren Church

BX7580-7583                                            Free Congregations (Germany).  Freie Gemeinden

BX7601-7795                                            Friends.  Society of Friends.  Quakers

BX7801-7843                                            German Baptist Brethren.  Church of the Brethren.


BX7850-7865                                            German Evangelical Protestant Church of North America.

Evangelical Protestant Church of North America

BX7901-7943                                            German Evangelical Synod of North America

BX7990.H6-.H69                                       Holiness churches

BX8001-8080                                            Lutheran churches

BX8101-8144                                            Mennonites

BX8201-8495                                            Methodism

BX8525-8528                                            Millennial Dawnists.  Jehovah=s Witnesses

BX8551-8593                                            Moravian Church.  United Brethren.  Unitas Fratrum.


BX8601-8695                                            Mormons.  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

BX8701-8749                                            New Jerusalem Church.  New Church.  Swedenborgianism

BX8762-8785                                            Pentecostal churches

BX8799-8809                                            Plymouth Brethren.  Darbyites

BX8901-9225                                            Presbyterianism.  Calvinistic Methodism

BX9301-9359                                            Puritanism

BX9401-9640                                            Reformed or Calvinistic Churches

BX9675                                                     River Brethren.  Brethren in Christ

BX9701-9743                                            Salvation Army


BX9751-9793                                            Shakers.  United Society of Believers.  Millennial Church

BX9801-9869                                            Unitarianism

BX9875-9877.1                                         United Brethren in Christ.  Church of the United Brethren in


BX9881-9882.95                                        United Church of Canada

BX9884-9886                                            United Church of Christ

BX9887                                                     United Evangelical Church

BX9889                                                     United Missionary Church

BX9901-9969                                            Unviersalism.  Universalists

BX9975                                                     Volunteers of America

BX9980                                                     Walloon Church

BX9998                                                     Other beliefs and movements akin to Christianity

BX9999                                                     Independent churches, parishes, societies, etc.