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Melvil Decimal System: 266.008

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Dewmoji: πŸ™πŸ½ > β›ͺ > ? > ? > ? > ?

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Information
115,954
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
115,844
πŸ’­
2
Religion
351,090
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
554,451
πŸ‘«
4
Language
75,777
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
181,736
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
414,821
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
444,897
🎨
8
Literature
605,140
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
396,598
πŸ—Ώ
20
Religion
17,146
🌌
21
Theory
4,306
πŸ’­
22
Bible
60,162
πŸ“–
23
Christianity
47,102
✝
24
Christian practice and observance
63,210
πŸ“Ώ
25
Christian pastoral practice and religious orders
21,858
πŸ‘
26
Christian organization, social work, worship
46,904
β›ͺ
27
History of Christianity
16,808
πŸ”™
28
Christian denominations
25,438
☦
29
Other Religions
48,156
πŸ‘“
260
Church; Institutions; Work
1,720
261
Church
11,367
262
Ecclesiastic Polity
5,610
263
Sabbath; Lord's Day; Sunday
1,656
πŸ“†
264
Public Worship; Ritual
8,365
πŸ›
265
Sacraments; Ordinances
2,241
266
Missions; Home and Foreign
6,478
267
Christian Associations
1,222
268
Christian Education
5,659
269
Revivals; Retreats
2,586
266.0
1,951
266.1
Eastern Orthodox
68
266.2
Roman Catholic
479
266.3
Anglican and American P.E.
159
266.4
Lutheran
111
266.5
Presbyterian and Reformed
184
266.6
Baptist
387
266.7
Methodist
140
266.8
Unitarian Universalist
22
266.9
Other Christian Sects
597
266.00
1,133
266.01
17
266.02
575
266.03
2
266.04
8
266.05
4
266.06
20
266.07
26
266.08
8
266.09
Missions (historical, biographical, geographical)
155
266.000266.001
215
266.002
22
266.003
8
266.004
1
266.005
11
266.006
25
266.007
34
266.008
108
266.009
708
266.0080266.0081266.0082
8
266.0083
3
266.0084266.0085
2
266.0086
2
266.0087266.0088
44
266.0089
36

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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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What is MDS?

Melvil stands for "Melvil Decimal System," named after Melvil Dewey, the famous librarian. Melvil Dewey invented his Dewey Decimal System in 1876, and early versions of his system are in the public domain.

More recent editions of his system are in copyright, and the name "Dewey," "Dewey Decimal," "Dewey Decimal Classification" and "DDC" are registered trademarked by OCLC, who publish periodic revisions.

LibraryThing's MDS system is based on the classification work of libraries around the world, whose assignments are not copyrightable. MDS "scheduldes" (the words that describe the numbers) are user-added, and based on public domain editions of the system.

The Melvil Decimal System is NOT the Dewey Decimal System of today. Wordings, which are entered by members, can only come from public domain sources. The base system is the Free Decimal System, a public domain classification created by John Mark Ockerbloom. Where useful or necessary, wording comes from the 1922 edition of the Dewey Decimal System. Language and concepts may be changed to fit modern tastes, or to better describe books cataloged. Wordings may not come from in-copyright sources.

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