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Religion Research Guide



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Introduction to Princeton's Religion Collection

Most of Princeton's religion research materials are located in Firestone Library. Some basic reference works may be found in the General and Humanities Reference Room -- (DR) -- on the 1st floor. The Religion Graduate Study Room -- (SREL) -- is at 2-12-C. (SP) contains current issues of print religion journals and reference sources.

Library of Congress call numbers in Firestone--(F):

Religion books are on the second floor and begin at 2-8-H.

BL-BX: Religion

  • BL: Religion: General, Miscellaneous, and Atheism
  • BM: Judaism (Jewish Bibles and biblical commentary are found in BS)
  • BP: Islam, Baha'i, and New Religions
  • BQ: Buddhism

BR-BX: Religion: Christianity and the Bible

  • BR: Christianity (General)
  • BS: The Bible (Hebrew and Christian)
  • BT: Christian Doctrine
  • BV: Christian Practice
  • BX: Christian Denominations

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