Organizational Aids

 

Classification of Religious Books
(Dewey classification with some variation)

000 General Works234.3 Redemption
004 Computers234.5 Repentance
005.43 Programs for computers234.7 Justification
030 General Encyclopedia234.8 Sanctification and holiness
050 General Periodicals234.9 Predestination and free will
100 Philosophy, Psychology235 Spiritual beings
170 Virtue235.2 Saints
177.3 Slander, flattery, truthfulness, lying235.3 Angels
178 Abstinence, gluttony, greediness, temperance235.4 Devil
178.1 Alcoholism236 Eschatology - Death, resurrection and judgement
178.8 Narcotics236.1 Death
179.2 Treatment of children236.2 Future life
200 Religion236.3 Millennium
200.16 Religion, bibliography237 Future life
200.92 Individual biography237.4 Heaven
201 Philosophy of religion237.7 Hell
202 Handbooks, Outlines238 Creeds
203 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias239 Apologetics and polemics
204 Religion - addresses, essays, lectures241 Moral theology and devotional theology
205 Religious periodicals241.4 Christian virtues
205.016 Religious periodical index241.5 Codes of Conduct
207 Religion - Study and teaching241.52 Ten Commandments
209 Religions - History241.6 Specific moral issues
210 Natural theology241.6424 Illness and Death
211 Concepts of God241.66 Sex (Theology)
212 Nature of God242.2 Prayers - daily (Devotional calendars)
213 Creation, Evolution; Religion and science; Good and Evil242.4 Prayers - for consolation in time of trouble and bereavement
220 Bible. General Works242.8 Collection of prayers
220.07 How to study the Bible245 Hymnology (Hymns without music, History and criticism)
220.076 Bible - Quizzes246 Art in Christianity
220.1 Origin and authenticity, Inspiration, authority247 Church furnishings
220.2 Bible concordances; Topical dictionaries248 Personal religion and Christian life
220.3 Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias248.2 Religious experience
220.4 Original texts and early versions248.24 Conversion
220.5 Modern versions and translations248.3 Worship
220.6 Interpretation and criticism248.4 Christian life and practice
220.7 Bible Commentaries - sets248.5 Witness bearing (Christianity)
220.8 Special subjects, as medicine and religion248.6 Stewardship, Christian
220.817 Bible - Ethics248.8 Christian life for specific groups
220.83 Family - Biblical teaching248.82 Children
220.852 Biblical calendars248.83 Young adults
220.9 Biblical geography and history248.832 Young men
220.91 Bible - Geography248.833 Young women
220.92 Biographies of Biblical characters248.834 College students
220.93 Biblical archaeology248.84 Adults
220.95 History based on the Bible, including Bible stories retold248.842 Men
221 Old Testament (specific parts 222-224)248.843 Women
221.4 Dead Sea Scrolls & other early texts248.85 Aged
222 Historical books248.86 Ill, bereaved and handicapped
222.1 Pentateuch, Torah248.88 Occupational classes
222.11 Genesis249 Christian worship in family life
222.12 Exodus250 Pastoral theology
222.13 Leviticus251 Homiletics, Preaching
222.14 Numbers251.01 Preparation
222.15 Deuteronomy251.02 Sermon outlines
222.16 Decalog, Ten Commandments251.03 Delivery
222.2 Joshua251.07 Radio and television
222.3 Judges and Ruth251.08 Homiletical illustrations
222.32 Judges252 Texts of Sermons
222.35 Ruth252.1 Funeral sermons
222.4 Samuel252.53 Children's sermons
222.43 1 Samuel253 Minister's life and duties
222.44 2 Samuel253.2 Life and person, qualifications
222.5 Kings253.22 Minister's wife
222.53 1 Kings253.5 Counseling
222.54 2 Kings253.7 Visitation (Evangelistic methods)
222.6 Chronicles253.75 In prison
222.63 1 Chronicles254 Church administration
222.64 2 Chronicles254.2 Urban churches
222.7 Ezra254.24 Rural churches
222.8 Nehemiah254.3 Use of radio and television work
222.9 Esther254.4 Public relations and publicity
223 Poetic Books254.5 Membership - growth
223.1 Job254.7 Buildings and equipment
223.2 Psalms254.8 Finance (budget, income, etc.)
223.5 Psalms in Worship255 Religious congregations and order
223.6 Commentaries on Psalms259 Activities of the local church
223.7 Proverbs260 Church and its work
223.8 Ecclesiastes260.8 Religion and sociology
223.9 Song of Solomon260.83 Church and social problems
224 Prophetic books260.87 War and religion
224.1 Isaiah261 The church, general works
224.2 Jeremiah261.058 Church directories
224.3 Lamentations261.09 Church-history, restoration movement
224.4 Ezekiel262 Church government
224.5 Daniel262.1 Church leadership
224.6 Hosea262.12 Elders
224.7 Joel263 Days and times of religious observance
224.8 Amos263.3 Sunday
224.9 Other minor prophets264 Public worship
224.91 Obadiah264.1 Prayers
224.92 Jonah264.2 Church music
224.93 Micah264.3 Communion sacrament
224.94 Nahum264.7 Prayer meeting
224.95 Habakkuk265 Sacraments
224.96 Zephaniah265.1 Baptism
224.97 Haggai265.5 Marriage service
224.98 Zechariah265.85 Funeral service
224.99 Malachi266 Missions
225 New Testament (specific part 226-228)266.01 Missions - theory
225.48 Bible NT Greek266.016 Bibliography
225.92 Bible NT Biography266.069 Missionaries
226 Gospels and Acts266.07 Missions - study and teaching
226.1 Harmonies of the Gospels266.09 Missions - history
226.2 Matthew266.092 Biography
226.3 Mark267 International Christian movements
226.4 Luke268 Religious education
226.5 John268.09 Christian education - history
226.6 Acts of the Apostles268.1 Administration
226.7 Miracles268.146 Sunday Schools
226.8 Parables268.2 Building and equipment
226.9 Sermon on the Mount268.3 Teacher training
226.93 Beatitudes268.4 Organization (Teaching departments and divisions)
226.96 Lord's prayer268.43 Specific departments
227 Epistles268.432 Religious education - children
227.1 Romans268.433 Religious education - youth
227.2 1 Corinthians (and both 1 & 2 Cor.)268.434 Religious education - adults
227.3 2 Corinthians268.6 Methods of teaching
227.4 Galatians268.61 Special methods, textbooks
227.5 Ephesians268.635 Audiovisual methods
227.6 Philippians269 Spiritual renewal
227.7 Colossians269.1 Personal work
227.8 Other Pauline epistles269.2 Evangelistic work
227.81 1 Thessalonians (and both 1 & 2 Thess.)270 Church history
227.82 2 Thessalonians270.1 Apostolic period to 235
227.83 1 Timothy (and both 1 & 2 Tim.)270.2 Period of ecumenical councils 325-789
227.84 2 Timothy270.6 Reformation
227.85 Titus270.7 Church history 17th & 18th century
227.86 Philemon270.8 Modern church, 1789-
227.87 Hebrews272 Persecutions martyrs
227.9 Catholic epistles274 History of Christian church in Europe
227.91 James275 Asia - church history
227.92 1 Peter (and both 1 & 2 Peter)276 Africa - church history
227.93 2 Peter277 North America - church history
227.94 Epistles of John and 1 John278 South America - church history
227.95 2 John280 Christian churches and sects
227.96 3 John281 Primitive churches
227.97 Jude282 Roman Catholic Church
228 Revelation (Apocalypse)285 Presbyterian, American reformed, congregational churches
229 Apocrypha and pseudepigrapha286 Baptist churches
230 Doctrinal theology286.7 Adventist bodies
230.66 Churches of Christ - doctrinal and controversial works287 Methodism
231 God, Trinity, Godhead288 Unitarian churches
231.1 God the Father289 Other Christian sects
231.2 God the Son290 Other religions and comparative non-Christian religions
231.3 God the Holy Spirit291 Comparative religion
231.4 Attributes291.23 Death
231.5 Divine providence296 Judaism
231.6 Love (Theology)297 Islam and religions originating in it
231.8 Suffering (Biblical teaching)301.415 Adultery
232 Jesus Christ, Christology301.4284 Divorce
232.1 Jesus Christ, Incarnation/virgin birth (Messiahship)305.235 Young adults
232.3 Atonement (Christ as redeemer)306.8 Marriage and family
232.5 Jesus Christ - Resurrection362.76 Child abuse
232.6 Coming of Christ362.8293 Wife abuse
232.7 Judgment of Christ364 Crime
232.8 Diety, Humanity of Christ364.36 Juvenile delinquents
232.9 Life of Christ - includes teaching390 Customs and folklore
232.91 Mary423 English language dictionaries
232.92 Infancy of Jesus500 Science
232.93 Joseph and family581 Botany
232.94 John the Baptist598 Birds
232.95 Public life of Jesus, includes baptism, temptation, calling of the apostles600 Technology
232.954 Teachings612.67 Aging
232.955 Miracles621.38 Computer software
232.956 Transfiguration641.5 Cookbooks
232.957 Last Supper649 Child rearing and home care of sick and infirm
232.958 Last Words700 The arts
232.96 Passion and death726 Church architecture
232.962 Trial, Condemnation782.27 Hymns
232.963 Crucifixion and death790 Games and sports
232.964 Burial793 Indoor games and amusements
232.97 Resurrection, appearances, ascension800 Literature
233 Humankind808.5 Public speaking
233.1 Creation and fall of man809.93 Bible as literature
233.2 Sins811 Poetry
233.4 Accountability814 Essays, letters
233.5 Spirit, Soul, Spiritual life900 History and geography
234 Salvation and Grace915.69 Palestine - description and travel
234.1 Grace930 Ancient History
234.2 Faith973 U.S. History

Selected List of Subject Headings

Accountability 233.4Glossolalia 234.15
Adolescence 136.7God 231
Adultery 301.415God. Attributes 231.4
Aged 301.435God. Providence 231.5
Agnosticisms 211.7Golden Rule 241.54
Alcoholism 178.1, 616.86Grace (At Meals) 240
Amusements 793Happiness 170
Angels 235.3Heaven 236.24
Apologetics 239Hell 236.25
Apostles 225.92Holy Land. See Palestine
Archaeology 220.93, 913Holy Spirit 231.3
Atlases. See Bible. GeographyHomes 640
Baptism 265.1Hymns 783.9
Baptists 286.1Immortality 236.22
Bible 220 Use same headings for OT, NTInstrumental Music in Churches 264.2
Bible and Science 215Jealousy 136.7
Bible. Antiquities 220.93Jesus Christ 232.9
Bible. Archaeology 220.93Jesus Christ. Miracles 226.7
Bible. Astronomy 215.2Jesus Christ. Parables 226.8
Bible. Biography 220.92John the Baptist 232.94
Bible. Commentaries 220.7Joy and Sorrow 157
Bible. Concordances 220.2Leadership 259, 262
Bible. Dictionaries 220.3Lord's Prayer 226.96
Bible. Geography 220.9Lord's Supper 264.36
Bible. Hermeneutics 220.6Love 173.1
Bible. Introductions 220Marriage 392.5, 173.1
Bible. Manuscripts 220.4Meditations 242
Bible. NT 225Missions 266
Bible. OT 221Mormons and Mormonism 289.3
Bible. Stories 220.95New Birth. See Regeneration (Christian doctrine)
Bible. Study and Teaching 220.7Nursery Schools 372.216
Bible. Versions 220.5Old Age 301.15
Cheerfulness 242Optimism 149
Child Study 649.1, 136.7, 268.6Palestine. Description and Travel 915.694
Children of the Bible 220.92Palestine. History to 70 A.D. 956.9
Christian Ethics 241 See also Christian LifePalestine. Social Life and Customs 933, 913.33
Christian Evidences 239Pentecostal Churches 289.9
Christian Giving 254.8Pentecostalism 234.15
Christian Life 242, 248Persecution 272
Christmas 394Perseverance (Theology) 230.6
Church Architecture 726.5Personal Work in Soul Winning 269.1
Church Discipline 262Prayer 264.1
Church Finance 254.8Prayers 242.6
Church Government 262Preaching 250
Church History 270Psychology, Pastoral 258
Church History - Early Church 270.1Quotations 808.88
Church Music 264.2 (Hymns 783)Redemption 234.3
Church Officers 262Regeneration (Theology) 234.4
Church Work 250Religion and Science 215
Churches of Christ 261Religion. Study and Teaching 268
Coins 737Religious Ed. of Adults 268.434
Commandments, Ten 222.16Religious Ed. of Children 268.433
Communism 335.4Religious Ed. of Pre-School Children 258.432
Communism and Religion 239.9Religious Ed. of Young People 268.433
Conduct of Life 170Religious Education. Teacher Training 268.6
Confession 265.62Religious Education. Teaching Methods 268
Conscience 241.1, 171.6Salvation 234
Consolation 242Science and Religion 215
Courtship 173.1Second Advent 236.3
Creation 222.11, 213Sermon on the Mount 226.9
Creeds 238Sermons 252
Deacons 262.15Sermons. Outlines 252
Dead Sea Scrolls 221.44Sin 233
Death 236.1Stewardship, Christian 254.8
Devil 235.4Story-Telling 268.69
Devotional Literature 242Success 174
Devotional Calendars 242.2Sunday Schools 268.6
Discipleship. See Christian LifeTheology. Dictionaries 203
Elders (Church Officers) 262.12Theology. Doctrinal 230
Eschatology 236Theology. Pastoral 250
Ethics 170, Bible Ethics 220.817Vacation Schools. Religious 268
Etiquette 395Virtue, Christian 241.4
Evangelistic Work 253, 269.1Visual Instruction 268.63
Evolution 215Women in Christianity 259
Family 392.5, 173.1Women in the Bible 220.92
Freemasons 366.1Women. Religious Life 248
Funerals 265.85Youth 136.7
Future Life 237Youth. Prayer Books and Devotions 242.2, 242.63
Future Punishment 237.7 
 

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