DDC 200: Religion

The Public Library of Westland uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System to classify our non-fiction materials. A top level overview is here. Below is a look at the 200s.

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200: Religion

  • 201: Religious mythology and social theology
  • 202: Doctrines
  • 203: Public worship and other practices
  • 204: Religious experience, life and practice
  • 205: Religious ethics
  • 206: Leaders and organization
  • 207: Missions and religious education
  • 208: Sources
  • 209: Sects and reform movements

210: Philosophy and theory of religion

  • 211: Concepts of God
  • 212: Existence, knowability and attributes of God
  • 213: Creation
  • 214: Theodicy
  • 215: Science and religion
  • 216: [Unassigned]
  • 217: [Unassigned]
  • 218: Humankind
  • 219: [Unassigned]

220: Bible

  • 221: Old Testament (Tanakh)
  • 222: Historical books of Old Testament
  • 223: Poetic books of Old Testament
  • 224: Prophetic books of Old Testament
  • 225: New Testament
  • 226: Gospels and Acts
  • 227: Epistles
  • 228: Revelation (Apocalypse)
  • 229: Apocrypha and pseudepigrapha

230: Christianity and Christian theology

  • 231: God
  • 232: Jesus Christ and his family
  • 233: Humankind
  • 234: Salvation and grace
  • 235: Spiritual beings
  • 236: Eschatology
  • 237: [Unassigned]
  • 238: Creeds and catechisms
  • 239: Apologetics and polemics

240: Christian moral and devotional theology

  • 241: Christian ethics
  • 242: Devotional literature
  • 243: Evangelistic writings for individuals
  • 244: [Unassigned]
  • 245: [Unassigned]
  • 246: Use of art in Christianity
  • 247: Church furnishings and articles
  • 248: Christian experience, practice and life
  • 249: Christian observances in family life

250: Christian orders and local church

  • 251: Preaching
  • 252: Texts of sermons
  • 253: Pastoral office and work
  • 254: Parish administration
  • 255: Religious congregations and orders
  • 256: [Unassigned]
  • 257: [Unassigned]
  • 258: [Unassigned]
  • 259: Pastoral care of families and kinds of persons

260: Social and ecclesiastical theology

  • 261: Social theology
  • 262: Ecclesiology
  • 263: Days, times and places of observance
  • 264: Public worship
  • 265: Sacraments, other rites and acts
  • 266: Missions
  • 267: Associations for religious work
  • 268: Religious education
  • 269: Spiritual renewal

270: History of Christianity and Christian church

  • 271: Religious orders in church history
  • 272: Persecutions in church history
  • 273: Doctrinal controversies and heresies
  • 274: History of Christianity in Europe
  • 275: History of Christianity in Asia
  • 276: History of Christianity in Africa
  • 277: History of Christianity in North America
  • 278: History of Christianity in South America
  • 279: History of Christianity in other areas

280: Christian denominations and sects

  • 281: Early church and Eastern churches
  • 282: Roman Catholic Church
  • 283: Anglican churches
  • 284: Protestants of Continental origin
  • 285: Presbyterian, Reformed and Congregational
  • 286: Baptist, Disciples of Christ and Adventist
  • 287: Methodist and related churches
  • 288: [Unassigned]
  • 289: Other denominations and sects

290: Other religions

  • 291: [Unassigned]
  • 292: Greek and Roman religion
  • 293: Germanic religion
  • 294: Religions of Indic origin
  • 295: Zoroastrianism
  • 296: Judaism
  • 297: Islam, Babism and Bahai Faith
  • 298: (Optional number)
  • 299: Religions not provided elsewhere

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