Finding Christian Ministry & Education Books

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200 Religion

  • 200.1 Philosophy and theory of religion
  • 201 Philosophy of Christianity
  • 203 Dictionaries of Christianity
  • 206 Organizations of Christianity
  • 207 Education, research in Christianity
  • 209 History & geography of Christianity









240 Christian Moral & Devotional Theology

  • 240 Christian moral & devotional theology
  • 241 Moral theology
    • 241.5 Codes of conduct
  • 242 Devotional literature
  • 243 Evangelistic writings for individuals
  • 245 Texts of hymns
  • 246 Use of art in Christianity
  • 247 Church furnishings & articles
  • 248 Christian experience, practice, life
    • 248.2 Religious experience
    • 248.3 Worship
    • 248.4 Christian life and practice
    • 248.8 Guides to Christian life for specific classes of persons
  • 249 Christian observances in family life

250 Christian Orders & Local Church

  • 250 Christian orders & local church
  • 251 Preaching (Homiletics)
  • 252 Texts of sermons
  • 253 Pastoral office (Pastoral theology)
    • 253.5 Counseling and spiritual direction
  • 254 Parish goverment & administration
    • 254.3 Use of communications media
    • 254.4 Public relations and publicity
    • 254.8 Finance
  • 255 Religious congregations & orders
  • 259 Activities of the local church












260 Christian Social Theology

  • 260 Christian social theology
    • 260.9 Historical, geographic, persons treatment
  • 261 Social theology
    • 261.2 Christianity and other systems of belief
    • 261.5 Christianity and secular disciplines
    • 261.7 Christianity and political affairs
    • 261.8 Christianity and socioeconomic problems
  • 262 Ecclesiology
    • 262.9 Church law and discipline
  • 263 Times, places of religious observance
  • 264 Public worship
  • 265 Sacraments, other rites & acts
  • 266 Missions
  • 267 Associations for religious work
  • 268 Religious education
  • 269 Spiritual renewal







270 Christian Church History

  • 270 Christian church history
    • 270.1 Apostolic period to 325
    • 270.2 Period of ecumenical councils, 325-787
    • 270.3 Periods of struggle between papacy and empire, 787-1054
    • 270.4 Period of papal supremacy, 1054-1200
    • 270.5 Late Middle Ages through the Renaissance, 1200-1517
    • 270.6 Period of Reformation and Counter-Reformation, 1517-1648
    • 270.7 Period from Peace of Westphalia to the French Revolution, 1648-1789
    • 270.8 Modern period, 1789-
  • 271 Religious orders in church history
  • 272 Persecutions in church history
  • 273 Heresies in church history
  • 274 Christian church in Europe
  • 275 Christian church in Asia
  • 276 Christian church in Africa
  • 277 Christian church in North America
  • 278 Christian church in South America
  • 279 Christian church in other areas








280 Christian Denominations & Sects

  • 280 Christian denominations & sects
    • 280.9 Eastern Orthodox churches
  • 281 Early church & Eastern churches
  • 282 Roman Catholic Church
  • 283 Anglican churches
  • 284 Protestants of Continental origin
    • 284.1 Lutheran churches
  • 285 Presbyterian, Reformed, Congregational
    • 285.7 Reformed churches centered in America
    • 285.8 Congregationalism
  • 286 Baptist, Disciples of Christ, Adventist
  • 286.6 Disciples of Christ (Campbellites)
    • 286.7 Adventist churches
  • 287 Methodist churches; churches uniting Methodist and other denominations; Salvation Army
    • 287.9 Salvation Army; Churches uniting Methodist and other denominations
  • 288
  • 289 Other denominations & sects
    • 289.1 Unitarian and Universalist churches
    • 289.3 Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)
    • 289.4 Church of the New Jerusalem
    • (Swedenborgianism)
    • 289.5 Church of Christ, Scientist (Christian Science)
    • 289.6 Society of Friends (Quakers)
    • 289.7 Mennonite churches
    • 289.9 Others




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