Melvil Decimal System: 922.5
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Philosophy and Psychology
Mathematics and Science
Arts and Recreation
Biography and History
Geography, Voyages And Travel
Of Fine Arts
Primitive apostles, fathers, etc. oriental, Greek Russian
Roman catholic: popes, cardinals, etc.
Anglican and protestant episcopal
Continental protestant: Lutheran, Huguenot
Presbyterian and congregational
Unitarian, universalist and other
Ethnic and other
Works under MDS 922.5
- A Full History of the Wonderful Career of Moody and Sankey in Great Britain and America by E. J Goodspeed
- The whole word for the whole world: The life and ministry of J. Vernon McGee by J. Vernon McGee
- Pioneer women of the Presbyterian Church, United States by Mary D Irvine
- The Papers of John Mackenzie (Landmarks in Ethnography) by Anthony Dachs
- The Autobiography of William E. Barton by William E. Barton
- Surpreendido Pela Graça (Em Portuguese do Brasil) by Richard Shaull
- A Great Coloniser: The Rev. Dr Thomas Burns, Pioneer Minister of Otago and Nephew of the Poet by Ernest Northcroft Merrington
- Livingstone, 1873-1973, by Brendan W. Lloyd
- Misi Gete: John Geddie pioneer missionary to the New Hebrides by R.S. Miller
- Nathaniel William Taylor, 1786-1858;: A Connecticut liberal, by Sidney Earl Mead
- Paterna: The Autobiography of Cotton Mather by Cotton Mather
- John Owen--Commonwealth Puritan by R. Glynne Lloyd
- John McMillan: The Apostle of Presbyterianism in the West 1752-1833 by Dwight Raymond Guthrie
- A life for the Congo; the story of Althea Brown Edmiston by Julia Lake Kellersberger
- The main trail by Ralph J. Hall
- Memoir of Rev. Alvan Hyde, D.D., of Lee, Mass by Alvan Hyde
- Memoirs of Mrs. Ruth Patten, of Hartford, Conn., with letters and incidental subjects by William Patten
- Memoirs of the Rev. Walter M. Lowrie, Missionary to China by Walter M Lowrie
- Sketches of his life; accompanied by eight discourses; together with poetic effusions, on various occasions and topics by Ezekiel Cheever
- A narrative of the confinement and exile of William Steel Dickson, D. D. formerly minister of the Presbyterian congregations of Ballyhalbert and Portaferry, in the county of Down, and now of Keady, in the county of Armagh. : To which is annexed, an account of an assault committed on the author, September 9th, 1811, on his return from the Catholic meeting in the city of Armagh; with a sketch of proceedings consequent thereon. by William Steel Dickson
- The life of Edwards Amasa Park, (S. T. D., LL. D.) Abbot professor, Andover Theological Seminary by Frank Hugh Foster
- Sketches of the life of the late Rev. Samuel Hopkins, D.D., pastor of the First Congregational Church in Newport by Samuel Hopkins
- In His Steps Today by by Charles W. Helsley. Obsequies. Ed. Charles M. Sheldon. St. Charles of Topeka, comp. and designed by Henry F. Henrichs
- Daughters who Dared by Gerald L. Zandstra
- The Bible in the making of ministers; the scriptural basis of theological education: the lifework of Wilbert Webster White by Charles Richard Eberhardt
MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.
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