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Religion Resources

Overview of library resources to support the curriculum of the Department of Religion

Call Numbers for Religion Books

Most books relating to religion will be located on the second floor of the library. If you like browsing, try these call number areas:

BL - Religions, Mythology, Rationalism

BM - Judaism

BP - Islam, Bahaism, Theosophy, etc.

BQ - Buddhism

BR - Christianity 

BS - The Bible 

BT - Doctrinal Theology

BV - Practical Theology

BX - Christian Denominations

For more detailed descriptions, check out the Library of Congress Classification Outline.

Below are some examples of books that you will find in the stacks of Beeghly Library. If there's something specific you're looking for, ask your librarian!

General Religion



Eastern Religions




New Religious Movements