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Melvil Decimal System: 255.9

Wording: Religion > Christian pastoral practice and religious orders > Monasticism and Religious Orders > Nuns

Dewmoji: πŸ™πŸ½ > πŸ‘ > ? > ?

0
Information
196,271
ℹ️
1
Philosophy and Psychology
182,817
πŸ’­
2
Religion
463,618
πŸ™πŸ½
3
Social Sciences
1,017,722
πŸ‘«
4
Language
130,463
πŸ’¬
5
Mathematics and Science
322,970
πŸ”¬
6
Technology
751,858
πŸ’‘
7
Arts and Recreation
695,836
🎨
8
Literature
929,792
πŸ“š
9
Biography and History
592,368
πŸ—Ώ
20
Religion
24,447
🌌
21
Theory
6,689
πŸ’­
22
Bible
76,640
πŸ“–
23
Christianity
62,169
✝
24
Christian practice and observance
77,924
πŸ“Ώ
25
Christian pastoral practice and religious orders
26,715
πŸ‘
26
Christian organization, social work, worship
63,273
β›ͺ
27
History of Christianity
24,653
πŸ”™
28
Christian denominations
34,570
☦
29
Other Religions
66,538
πŸ‘“
250
Homiletic; Pastoral; Parochial
1,112
251
Preaching
3,193
πŸ—£
252
Sermons
6,540
253
Pastoral Ministry
7,218
254
Church Management
2,436
255
Monasticism and Religious Orders
1,838
256
[Formerly "Societies for Parish Work; Guilds"; No longer used]
189
🀷
257
[Formerly "Parochial Schools, Libraries, etc."; No longer used]
133
🀷
258
[Previously "Parish Care of Sick, Fallen, etc."; No longer used]
249
🀷
259
Other Ministrations and Work
3,807
255.0
111
255.1
Benedictines
186
255.2
Dominicans
36
255.3
Franciscans
65
255.4
Augustinians
16
255.5
Jesuits
75
255.6
Redemptorists
374
255.7
Other Orders; Military Orders; Carmelites; Carthusians
121
255.8
Eastern orders
35
255.9
Nuns
302
255.90
36
255.91
8
255.92
100
255.93
4
255.94255.95255.96255.97
99
255.98
9
255.99

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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?

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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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