Here are entered general works on the activities and programs of missionaries and works on Christian missions. Works on the purpose of the church and its activities are entered under Mission of the church. --subdivision Missions under individual religions, religious denominations, and religious and monastic orders for works discussing the missions or missionary activities of those groups, e.g. Buddhism--Missions; Catholic Church--Missions; Baptists--Missions; Jesuits--Missions; and the subdivision Missions under ethnic groups for missions to those groups
Here are entered works on the major world religions.Works on religious groups whose adherents recognize special teachings or practices which fall within the normative bounds of the major world religions are entered under Sects.Works on groups or movements whose system of religious beliefs or practices differs significantly from the major world religions and which are often gathered around a specific deity or person are entered under Cults. --headings beginning with the word Religious
Here are entered works on religious groups opposed to modernity and secularism and seeking a revival of orthodox or conservative religious beliefs and practices by fostering growth of religious fervor in the populace and by curtailing or eradicating the influence of felt alien values. Works on the modern Protestant movement originating in early 20th century America opposed to religious liberalism, modernism, and evolutionism and stressing the "Fundamentals" of Biblical inerrancy, literal interpretation, the divinity of Christ, his Virgin Birth, the substitutionary Atonement, and his physical Resurrection and Second Coming are entered under Fundamentalism. Works on Protestant churches of the fundamentalist type and on fundamentalist congregations for which a particular denomination cannot be identified are entered under Fundamentalist churches.
Here are entered general works descriptive of, or seeking to foster, personal religious and devotional life. Works on the religious life of Christians are entered under Christian life. Works on the religious life of Jews are entered under Jewish way of life. Works on the religious life of members of other religions or sects are entered under Religious life with subdivision for the religion or sect. Works on the religious life of other specific classes of persons are entered under headings of the type [class of persons]--Religious life, e.g. Christian women--Religious life; Jewish soldiers--Religious life; Muslim children--Religious life; Prisoners--Religious life. --subdivision Religious life under classes of persons, e.g. Children--Religious life