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Melvil Decimal System: 242.6421

Wording: Religion > Christian practice and observance > Devotional Literature > Devotions for Particular Groups of People > Not set > Not set > Not set

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Information
183,829
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
172,351
💭
2
Religion
443,755
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
952,115
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
123,707
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
297,296
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
692,375
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
669,452
🎨
8
Literature
891,726
📚
9
Biography and History
567,666
đŸ—ŋ
20
Religion
23,356
🌌
21
Theory
6,241
💭
22
Bible
73,807
📖
23
Christianity
59,594
✝
24
Christian practice and observance
74,734
đŸ“ŋ
25
Christian pastoral practice and religious orders
25,687
🐑
26
Christian organization, social work, worship
60,444
â›Ē
27
History of Christianity
23,030
🔙
28
Christian denominations
32,609
â˜Ļ
29
Other Religions
64,253
👓
240
Devotional; Practical
1,018
241
Christian Ethics
7,691
242
Devotional Literature
18,240
📚
243
Conversion
924
244
Religious Fiction, etc. (No Longer Used)
778
🤷
245
Hymns and Religious Poetry, Mostly. (No Longer Used)
1,025
246
Christian Art and Symbolism
1,211
247
Religious Articles
315
248
Christian Life
42,640
249
Family Devotions
892
242.0
711
242.1
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494
242.2
Daily Devotions
2,158
242.3
Seasonal Devotions
1,651
242.4
Devotions for Difficult Times
715
242.5
Biblical Devotions
765
242.6
Devotions for Particular Groups of People
2,531
242.7
Particular Prayers; Prayers on Particular Themes; Prayers to Particular Persons
640
242.8
Prayer books
1,664
242.9
114
242.60
6
242.61
1
242.62
588
242.63
388
242.64
907
242.65
44
242.66
12
242.67242.68
196
242.69
87
242.640242.641
1
242.642
87
242.643
614
242.644
77
242.645
50
242.646
5
242.647242.648242.649
242.6420242.6421
20
242.6422242.6423242.6424242.6425
1
242.6426242.6427242.6428242.6429

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
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MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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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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