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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:



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

BL-Religions, Mythology


BP-Islam, Baha'i, Theosophy


     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


BV-Christianity-Practical Theology


BX-Christian Denominations



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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