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Study of Religions Research Resources: LC Call Numbers and Subject Headings

Library of Congress Call Numbers

The Library of Congress Call Numbers for Religion are concentrated in the "B" section. Books are shelved by subject, so it can be useful to go to the general call number area you are interested in and browse the shelves in that area to locate books on your topic.

The "B" classification is divided into the following areas:

B-Philosophy

BF-Psychology

BJ-Ethics (see also R724-725-Medical Ethics, Bioethics)

BL-Religions, Mythology

BM-Judaism

BP-Islam, Baha'i, Theosophy

BR-Christianity-History

     BR195 W6-History of the Early Church-Women

BS-The Bible

     BS701-1830-Old Testament (divided by book)

     BS1901-2970-New Testament (divided by book)

BT-Christianity-Doctrinal Theology

     BT1095-1255-Apologetics

BV-Christianity-Practical Theology

     BV2000-3705-Missions

BX-Christian Denominations

     BX6201-6495-Baptists

     BX8000-8080-Lutherans

A more complete list can be found at The Library of Congress.

All of these call numbers are located on Wilson 1.

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