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Religion

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RELIGION

This section consists of subjects dealing with religions and religious topics, with several religions having topical subsubheadings. For cases where a topical subsubheading needed is not found under a specific religion, it is recommended that the topical subheading be assigned first, followed by the specific religion to which this topic pertains. For example, "RELIGION / Fundamentalism" would be assigned first, followed by "RELIGION / Christianity / General" or "RELIGION / Islam / General" (as appropriate).

Use subjects in the BIBLES section for versions of the Bible and use subjects beginning with "RELIGION / Biblical Biography", "RELIGION / Biblical Commentary", "RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation", "RELIGION / Biblical Meditations", "RELIGION / Biblical Reference", or "RELIGION / Biblical Studies" for works about the Bible.

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RELIGION / General

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RELIGION / Agnosticism

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RELIGION / Ancient

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RELIGION / Antiquities & Archaeology

 

RELIGION / Archaeology see Antiquities & Archaeology

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RELIGION / Atheism

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RELIGION / Baha'i

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RELIGION / Biblical Biography / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Biography / Old Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Biography / New Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Pentateuch

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Historical Books

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Poetry & Wisdom Literature

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Prophets

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / Old Testament / Apocrypha & Deuterocanonical

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Paul's Letters

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / General Epistles

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RELIGION / Biblical Commentary / New Testament / Revelation

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RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / Old Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / Old Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Meditations / New Testament

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Atlases

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Concordances

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Handbooks

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Language Study

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RELIGION / Biblical Reference / Quotations

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Exegesis & Hermeneutics

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / History & Culture

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Pentateuch

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Historical Books

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Poetry & Wisdom Literature

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Prophets

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Old Testament / Apocrypha & Deuterocanonical

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / General

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Paul's Letters

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / General Epistles

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Revelation

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / New Testament / Apocrypha

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RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Prophecy

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RELIGION / Blasphemy, Heresy & Apostasy

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RELIGION / Buddhism / General (see also PHILOSOPHY / Buddhist)

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RELIGION / Buddhism / History

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RELIGION / Buddhism / Rituals & Practice

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RELIGION / Buddhism / Sacred Writings

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RELIGION / Buddhism / Theravada

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RELIGION / Buddhism / Tibetan

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RELIGION / Buddhism / Zen (see also PHILOSOPHY / Zen)

 

RELIGION / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law see Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

 

RELIGION / Catechisms see Christianity / Catechisms or specific non-Christian religions

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RELIGION / Christian Church / General

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RELIGION / Christian Church / Administration

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RELIGION / Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

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RELIGION / Christian Church / Growth

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RELIGION / Christian Church / History

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RELIGION / Christian Education / General

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RELIGION / Christian Education / Adult

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RELIGION / Christian Education / Children & Youth

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RELIGION / Christian Living / General

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Afterlife *

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Calling & Vocation

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Death, Grief, Bereavement

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Devotional

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Devotional Journal

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Family & Relationships

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Inspirational

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Leadership & Mentoring

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Love & Marriage

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Men's Interests

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Parenting

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Personal Growth

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Personal Memoirs

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Prayer

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Professional Growth

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Social Issues

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Warfare

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Stewardship & Giving

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RELIGION / Christian Living / Women's Interests

 

RELIGION / Christian Literature see Christianity / Literature & the Arts

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / General

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Adult

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Children

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Discipleship

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Evangelism

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Missions

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Preaching

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RELIGION / Christian Ministry / Youth

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RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / General

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RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Sacraments

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RELIGION / Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / General

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Angelology & Demonology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Anthropology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Apologetics

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Christology

 

RELIGION / Christian Theology / Doctrinal see Christian Theology / Systematic

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Ecclesiology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Eschatology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Ethics

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / History

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Liberation

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Mariology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Pneumatology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Process

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Soteriology

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RELIGION / Christian Theology / Systematic

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RELIGION / Christianity / General

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RELIGION / Christianity / Amish

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RELIGION / Christianity / Anglican

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RELIGION / Christianity / Baptist

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RELIGION / Christianity / Calvinist

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RELIGION / Christianity / Catechisms

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RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic

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RELIGION / Christianity / Christian Science

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RELIGION / Christianity / Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Congregational see Christianity / United Church of Christ

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RELIGION / Christianity / Denominations

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RELIGION / Christianity / Episcopalian

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Friends see Christianity / Quaker

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RELIGION / Christianity / History

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Holidays see headings under Holidays

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Holy Spirit see Christian Theology / Pneumatology

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RELIGION / Christianity / Jehovah's Witnesses

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RELIGION / Christianity / Literature & the Arts

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RELIGION / Christianity / Lutheran

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RELIGION / Christianity / Mennonite

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RELIGION / Christianity / Methodist

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Mormon see Christianity / Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

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RELIGION / Christianity / Orthodox

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RELIGION / Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Prayerbooks see Prayerbooks / Christian

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RELIGION / Christianity / Presbyterian

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RELIGION / Christianity / Protestant

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RELIGION / Christianity / Quaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Roman Catholic see Christianity / Catholic

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RELIGION / Christianity / Saints & Sainthood

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Sermons see Sermons / Christian

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RELIGION / Christianity / Seventh-Day Adventist

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RELIGION / Christianity / Shaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Society of Friends see Christianity / Quaker

 

RELIGION / Christianity / Unitarian Universalism see Unitarian Universalism

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RELIGION / Christianity / United Church of Christ

 

RELIGION / Church Administration see Christian Church / Administration

 

RELIGION / Church & State see Religion, Politics & State

 

RELIGION / Church Institutions & Organizations see Institutions & Organizations

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RELIGION / Clergy

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RELIGION / Comparative Religion

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RELIGION / Confucianism

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RELIGION / Counseling

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RELIGION / Cults

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RELIGION / Deism

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RELIGION / Demonology & Satanism

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RELIGION / Devotional

 

RELIGION / Discipleship see Christian Ministry / Discipleship

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RELIGION / Eastern

 

RELIGION / Ecclesiastical Law see Christian Church / Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

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RELIGION / Eckankar

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RELIGION / Ecumenism & Interfaith

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RELIGION / Education

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RELIGION / Eschatology

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RELIGION / Essays

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RELIGION / Ethics

 

RELIGION / Evangelism see Christian Ministry / Evangelism

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RELIGION / Faith

 

RELIGION / Freemasonry see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Freemasonry & Secret Societies

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RELIGION / Fundamentalism

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RELIGION / Gnosticism

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RELIGION / Hinduism / General

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RELIGION / Hinduism / History

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RELIGION / Hinduism / Rituals & Practice

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RELIGION / Hinduism / Sacred Writings

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RELIGION / Hinduism / Theology

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RELIGION / History

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RELIGION / Holidays / General

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RELIGION / Holidays / Christian

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RELIGION / Holidays / Christmas & Advent

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RELIGION / Holidays / Easter & Lent

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RELIGION / Holidays / Jewish

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RELIGION / Holidays / Other

 

RELIGION / I Ching see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / I Ching

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RELIGION / Indigenous, Folk & Tribal

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RELIGION / Inspirational

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RELIGION / Institutions & Organizations

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RELIGION / Islam / General

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RELIGION / Islam / History

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RELIGION / Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings

 

RELIGION / Islam / Law see LAW / Islamic

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RELIGION / Islam / Rituals & Practice

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RELIGION / Islam / Shi'a

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RELIGION / Islam / Sufi

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RELIGION / Islam / Sunni

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RELIGION / Islam / Theology

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RELIGION / Jainism

 

RELIGION / Jewish Life see Judaism / Rituals & Practice

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RELIGION / Judaism / General

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RELIGION / Judaism / Conservative

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RELIGION / Judaism / History

 

RELIGION / Judaism / Holocaust see HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century / Holocaust

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RELIGION / Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism

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RELIGION / Judaism / Orthodox

 

RELIGION / Judaism / Prayerbooks, Prayers, Liturgy see Prayerbooks / Jewish

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RELIGION / Judaism / Reform

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RELIGION / Judaism / Rituals & Practice

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RELIGION / Judaism / Sacred Writings

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RELIGION / Judaism / Talmud

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RELIGION / Judaism / Theology

 

RELIGION / Koran see Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings

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RELIGION / Leadership

 

RELIGION / LGBTQ+ see Sexuality & Gender Studies

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RELIGION / Meditations

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RELIGION / Messianic Judaism

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RELIGION / Monasticism

 

RELIGION / Muslim see headings under Islam

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RELIGION / Mysticism

 

RELIGION / Mythology see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology

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RELIGION / Paganism & Neo-Paganism

 

RELIGION / Pastoral Counseling see Christian Ministry / Counseling & Recovery

 

RELIGION / Pastoral Ministry see Christian Ministry / Pastoral Resources

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RELIGION / Philosophy

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RELIGION / Pilgrims & Pilgrimages

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RELIGION / Prayer

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RELIGION / Prayerbooks / General

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RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Christian

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RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Islamic

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RELIGION / Prayerbooks / Jewish

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RELIGION / Psychology of Religion

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RELIGION / Reference

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RELIGION / Religion & Science

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RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State

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RELIGION / Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict

 

RELIGION / Rituals & Practice see specific religions

 

RELIGION / Rosicrucianism see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Hermetism & Rosicrucianism

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RELIGION / Sacred Places

 

RELIGION / Satanism see Demonology & Satanism

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RELIGION / Scientology

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RELIGION / Sermons / General

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RELIGION / Sermons / Christian

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RELIGION / Sermons / Jewish

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RELIGION / Sexuality & Gender Studies

 

RELIGION / Shamanism see BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Shamanism

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RELIGION / Shintoism

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RELIGION / Sikhism

 

RELIGION / Sociology of Religion see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion

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RELIGION / Spirituality

 

RELIGION / Stewardship see Christian Living / Stewardship & Giving

 

RELIGION / Sufi see Islam / Sufi

 

RELIGION / Talmud see Judaism / Talmud

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RELIGION / Taoism (see also PHILOSOPHY / Taoist)

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RELIGION / Theism

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RELIGION / Theology

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RELIGION / Theosophy

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RELIGION / Unitarian Universalism

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RELIGION / Wicca (see also BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Witchcraft)

 

RELIGION / Youth Ministries see Christian Education / Children & Youth

 

RELIGION / Zen Buddhism see Buddhism / Zen

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RELIGION / Zoroastrianism

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