The best ways to find books in this subject area are to:
The library catalog has thousands of print books and e-books to help with your research. See "Find Books" below for more information.
ATLA Religion Database is a research database that has information about scholarly books, scholarly essays collected in books, scholarly book reviews, and journal articles. It's useful when you're looking for books, chapters, and articles on a topic all at once.
Once you find a book you want, search LINUS, the library catalog, to see if LMU has access to it.
To find books, eBooks, videos and other materials that LMU owns or has on reserve.
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*Please note it can take up to three weeks for a book requested through ILLiad to arrive at LMU.
Books in Hannon Library are arranged by topic, according to the Library of Congress Classification System. Religious studies and theology books are primarily in the Main Stacks on the 2nd floor in call numbers beginning with BL through BX. Some are located in the 1st floor Reference Section.
Two-thirds of the library's books are in basement storage, so check LINUS, the library catalog, if you don't see what you need.
BL1 - 1060 Religion (general), relationships among religions & to other fields of study, history of religion
BL1100 - 1380 Hinduism, Jainism
BS The Bible
BT Doctrinal Theology (Christian)
BV Practical Theology (Christian)
BX Christian Denominations