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BX 8630 General works
Comparative theology. Relation to other churches and religions
BX 8630.1 General works
Individual churches and religions
BX 8630.12 Catholic Church
BX 8630.125 Community of Christ
BX 8630.13 Evangelicalism
BX 8630.15 Judaism
BX 8630.16 Islam
BX 8630.17 Protestant churches
BX 8630.18 Unification Church
BX 8630.2 Outlines, syllabi, etc.
BX 8630.3 Compendiums
BX 8630.4 Catechisms
BX 8630.9 Apologetics
BX 8630.91 Mormonism and Freemasons
Plan of salvation.
BX 8633 General works
BX 8633.1 Eternal progression
BX 8633.2 Free agency. Accountability
BX 8633.3 Pre‑existence of man
Includes war in heaven and the expulsion of Satan.
BX 8633.4 Creation
Includes fall of Adam and evolution.
BX 8633.45 Animals
BX 8633.5 Sin
Origin of sin and its continuance.
BX 8633.6 Earth life. Doctrine of Man. Doctrinal anthropology
Personality and purpose of man. Includes doctrines concerning death, translation, suicide, etc.
Cf. BX8636.4, Death (Eschatology)
BX 8633.7 The soul
BX 8634 Salvation
Includes ordinances necessary for salvation.
BX 8634.1 Faith. Faith and works.
BX 8634.2 Repentance and redemption
BX 8634.3 Baptism
Cf. BX8634.62, Baptism for the dead
BX 8634.4 Confirmation
Temple work and endowments
Cf. BX8655.81, Temple dedications
Cf. BX8682.1, Temples (Architecture)
BX 8634.5 General works
BX 8634.52 Special temples. By name or place, A-Z
Salvation for the dead
BX 8634.6 General works
BX 8634.61 Missionary labors among the dead
BX 8634.62 Baptism for the dead
BX 8634.63 Temple work for the dead
Marriage. Eternal marriage. Temple marriage
Includes works of advice and counsel to married couples by Mormon authors.
Cf. BX8642.3, family life
BX 8634.7 General works
BX 8634.71 Plural marriage
For the doctrine of plural marriage only. For works on the development and social problems relating to the practice of polygamy, see BX8643.9.
(BX 8640) Devotional theology
See also BX 8648.
Moral and ethical beliefs
BX 8641 General works
BX 8641.1 Chastity and morality. Sexual ethics
Cf. BX8646.25, Dating
BX 8641.12 Homosexuality
BX 8641.13 Pornography
BX 8641.2 Personal religion. Religiousity. Interpersonal relations
The way in which religion influences personal activities (e.g. church participation, honesty, etc.)
BX 8642 General works
BX 8642.1 General works
BX 8642.13 Family prayer
BX 8642.14 Blessing of food (grace)
BX 8642.15 Congregational prayer
BX 8642.2 Fasting
Cf. BX8652.2., Fast offerings
BX 8642.3 Family life. Parenting. Child rearing
Includes Family Home Evening.
Cf., BX8634.7, Marriage
Cf. BX8642.13, Family prayer
Cf. BX8643.65, Family problems in modern society
BX 8642.32 Fatherhood
BX 8642.34 Motherhood
BX 8642.4 Religious vestments
Includes burial clothes.
BX 8643.64 Women in the LDS Church. Mormon women
Cf. BX8642.3, Family life
Family problems in modern society
(e.g. divorce, birth control, abortion, adoption, disabled children, child abuse, artificial insemination, single life, etc.)
Cf. BX8642.3, Family life
Cf. BX8634.7, Eternal marriage
BX 8643.65 General works
BX 8643.651 Domestic abuse. Child abuse
BX 8643.652 Adoption
BX 8643.654 Divorce
BX 8643.658 Single people
BX 8646.25 Dating