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Religious Studies Research Guide: Books

Books to get started

Here are some encyclopedias and other general books on religious studies available online or at the library.

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Library of Congress Call Numbers in Religion

BL 1-2790 Religions. Mythology. Rationalism.

BM 1-990 Judaism

BP 1-610 Islam. Bahai Faith. Theosophy, etc.

BQ 1-9800 Buddhism

BR 1-1725 Christianity

BS 1-2970 The Bible

BT 10-1480 Doctrinal theology

BV 1-5099 Practical theology

BX 1-9999 Christian denominations

Finding Biblical Commentaries

The library has an extensive list of commentaries in both print and electronic format. To find these resources, use the library's catalog

Need even more books?

To find books at other libraries (outside of SU) for research on your topic

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  • Submit a request to have the book borrowed for you from another library
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