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Religion and Mythology Research Guide

Guide to finding religion and mythology information.

Locating Books in the Library

BL - Religions. Mythology. Rationalism
BM - Judaism

BP - Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy

BQ - Buddhism
BR - Christianity
BS - The Bible
BT - Doctrinal Theology
BV - Practical Theology
BX - Christian Denominations


Books, Theses and Periodicals with call numbers beginning with "B" are located on the West Wing 3rd fl.

Reference books with call numbers beginning with "B" are located in the South wing of the Learning Commons(1st fl.).

The Library of Congress Class B Religion schedule.

Hints for Searching

To look for specific cultural groups:

religion AND afro-americans

“creek Indians” AND religion

mythology, Hawaiian (search by Subject Heading)


To find geographic or specific religious materials:

australia AND religion
mythology AND mexico
Hinduism (search by Subject Heading)


To find aspects of religious studies:

art AND religion
death AND “religious aspects”
mythology AND “political aspects”

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