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Theological Studies (Graduate)

This guide will assist graduate Theology students seeking research resources.

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Browse the Shelves

Books in Hannon Library are arranged by topic, according to the Library of Congress Classification System. Religious studies and theology books are primarily on the 2nd floor in call numbers beginning with BL through BX.  Some are located in basement storage or the 1st floor Reference Section.

Books in the call number range BL through BX are located straight ahead from the elevator past the staircase, and to the left of the staircase when you are walking up.

BL       Religion (general), history of religion, religions by region (includes Hinduism, Jainism)

BM      Judaism

BP       Islam

BQ      Buddhism

BR      Christianity (history, biography, etc.)

BS      The Bible

BT      Doctrinal theology (Christian)

BV      Practical theology (Christian), including pastoral theology

BX      Christian denominations

BX1 - 9.5    Ecumenical movement & cooperation

BX100 - 755    Eastern churches & Orthodox Eastern Church

BX800 - 4795    Catholic Church

BX4800 - 9999    Protestantism

E-books & Electronic Primary Texts

Scholarly E-book Collections

Ancient - Medieval Primary Texts

Early Modern - Modern Primary Texts

Diachronic Primary Texts

Book Reviews