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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
BX 8631 General works
BX 8631.1 God the Father
BX 8631.11 Principle of Godship
BX 8631.12 Personal attributes
BX 8631.2 Jesus Christ
BX 8631.21 Pre‑existence of Christ
Cf. BX8633.3, Pre-existence of man
BX 8631.22 Christ as creator
Cf. BX8633.4, Creation
BX 8631.23 Atonement
BX 8631.25 Resurrection
(BX 8631.26) Second advent. See also BX8636.1
BX 8631.29 Life of Christ
Works about the life and teachings of Christ which are peculiar to the LDS Church, including his ministry on the American continent.
BX 8631.3 Holy Ghost
BX 8631.31 Personal characteristics
BX 8631.32 Manifestations and gifts of the Holy Ghost. Spiritual gifts
BX 8631.4 Divine attributes of the Godhead
BX 8631.7 General works
BX 8631.71 Personal appearances of God
BX 8631.72 Visions
BX 8631.73 Revelations and prophecies
BX 8631.74 Miracles
BX 8631.8 Theodicy
Vindication of God’s justice and goodness in permitting existence of evil and suffering.
BX 8632 General works
BX 8632.1 Lineage of authority
BX 8632.2 Priesthood
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.
Supernatural beings. The invisible world
BX 8635 General works
BX 8635.1 Angels
BX 8635.3 Satan
Eschatology. Last Days
BX 8636 General works
BX 8636.1 Second Advent
BX 8636.2 Zion. New Jerusalem
BX 8636.3 Millenium
BX 8636.4 Death. Bereavement
BX 8636.5 Intermediate state. Near-death experiences
BX 8636.51 Paradise
BX 8636.52 Spirit prison. Hell
BX 8636.6 Resurrection
BX 8636.7 Final judgment
BX 8637 General works
BX 8637.1 Immortality
BX 8637.2 Degrees of glory
BX 8637.21 Celestial glory
BX 8637.22 Terrestrial glory
BX 8637.23 Telestial glory
BX 8637.24 Sons of perdition
House of Israel. Israelitish Fulfillment
BX 8638 General works
BX 8638.1 Abrahamic covenant
BX 8638.2 Dispersion of Israel
BX 8638.3 Gathering of Israel
BX 8638.4 Lost ten tribes
BX 8638.5 Adoption into the House of Israel
(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 General works.
BX 8643.1 United Order
Includes material concerning consecration and stewardship.
Includes food storage, emergency preparedness, Deseret Industries, etc.
Cf. BX8643.68, Economics, personal finance
BX 8643.2 General works
BX 8643.21 General Church welfare system
BX 8643.22 Regional programs
BX 8643.23 Stake and ward programs
Church and politics
Includes works on the Constitution of the United States and America as a chosen land.
BX 8643.3 General works
BX 8643.31 Kingdom of God and the world
BX 8643.32 Council of Fifty
BX 8643.4 Religious liberty
BX 8643.5 Military service
Includes conscientious objectors.
Church and social groups. Church work with special groups
BX 8643.6 General works
BX 8643.62 Ethnic groups
BX 8643.621 Indians
BX 8643.622 Blacks
BX 8643.623 Hispanic Americans
BX 8643.63 People with disabilities
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 8643.66 Communism
BX 8643.67 Mormons and war
Economics. Personal finance
BX 8643.68 General works
BX 8643.682 Money
Includes Mormon produced money.
BX 8643.69 Other social problems
BX 8643.7 Legal status of Mormonism. Civil rights. Suffrage
Polygamy as practiced by the Church and its social implications.
For the doctrine of plural marriage, see BX8634.71
For polygamy among fundamentalist groups, see BX8690
BX 8643.9 General works
BX 8643.91 Anti‑polygamy laws
Religion and science. Faith and intellect
BX 8644 General works.
Includes intellectual life, scholarship, etc.
BX 8644.1 Relation of the gospel to specific academic disciplines, A-Z
Use work letter to subarrange by author.
Religion and health
BX 8645 General works. Word of Wisdom
BX 8645.1 Tobacco
BX 8645.2 Alcoholic beverages. Alcoholism
BX 8645.3 Coffee and tea. Beverages
BX 8645.4 Narcotics. Drug use
BX 8645.6 Mental health. Codependency. Compulsive behavior. Depression
BX 8645.8 Health fads
Pastoral theology. Church work. Ministry
BX 8646 General works
BX 8646.1 Counseling by ward or stake officials
BX 8646.2 Youth counseling. Advice to youth. Church work with youth
Cf. BX8657.431, Young Men, Scouting
Cf.BX8657.435, Young Women
Cf. BX8687.3, Stories for youth
BX 8646.25 Dating
BX 8646.3 Home teaching. Ward teaching
BX 8646.4 Correlation. Fellowshipping. Church work with new members
BX 8646.5 General epistles of the First Presidency