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Melvil Decimal System: 248.53

Wording: Religion > Christian practice and observance > Christian Life > Evangelism > Not set

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0
Information
196,273
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
💭
2
Religion
463,619
🙏🏽
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
👫
4
Language
130,465
💬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
🔬
6
Technology
751,859
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
695,838
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
📚
9
Biography and History
592,368
🗿
20
Religion
24,447
🌌
21
Theory
6,689
💭
22
Bible
76,640
📖
23
Christianity
62,169
24
Christian practice and observance
77,924
📿
25
Christian pastoral practice and religious orders
26,715
🐑
26
Christian organization, social work, worship
63,274
27
History of Christianity
24,653
🔙
28
Christian denominations
34,570
29
Other Religions
66,538
👓
240
Devotional; Practical
1,051
241
Christian Ethics
7,997
242
Devotional Literature
19,056
📚
243
Conversion
930
244
Religious Fiction, etc. (No Longer Used)
809
🤷
245
Hymns and Religious Poetry, Mostly. (No Longer Used)
1,051
246
Christian Art and Symbolism
1,271
247
Religious Articles
326
248
Christian Life
44,518
249
Family Devotions
915
248.0
299
248.1
113
248.2
Christian Experience
2,715
248.3
Prayer and private worship
3,838
248.4
Christian Living
13,748
248.5
Evangelism
1,232
248.6
Stewardship
492
248.7
62
248.8
Christian Living for specific groups
11,351
248.9
141
248.50
27
248.51
11
248.52
23
248.53
19
248.54
1
248.55
34
248.56
1
248.57248.58
2
248.59

Wording

1922 Edition
Modern language
Emoji

"Far Friends"

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

None

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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