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Religion: Islam

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Islam: Indexes & Reference     |      Qur'an & Tafsir       |         Hadith      |      Fiqh

Islam Collection Location

The Islam religion collection is located on Berry Lower Level.

For the history of the Islamic World, consult the DS classification (location: Stacks Annex B)

Directions: Go toward the Computing Help Desk on Berry Level 1 (East Side / Rollins Chapel Side). You'll see a short corridor leading to Elevator 3 / Stair 4.  If you take the elevator, press the button  for LL (Lower Level). If you take the stairs, descend until the very bottom.

Islam Collection - Classification

BP1-610                                 Islam.  Bahai Faith.  Theosophy, etc.

BP1-253                                       Islam

BP1-68                                               General

BP42-48                                                   Study and teaching

BP50-68                                                   History

BP70-80                                             Biography

BP75-77.75                                              Muammad, Prophet, d. 632

BP87-89                                             Islamic literature

BP100-(157)                                       Sacred books

BP100-134                                                Koran

BP128.15-129.83                                            Special parts and chapters

BP130-134                                                      Works about the Koran

BP135-136.9                                             Hadith literature.  Traditions.  Sunna

BP137-137.5                                             Koranic and other Islamic legends

BP160-165                                          General works on Islam

BP165.5                                             Dogma (>Aq~=id)

BP166-166.94                                     Theology (Kal~m)

BP167.5                                             Heresy, heresies, heretics

BP168                                                Apostasy from Islam

BP169                                                Works against Islam and the Koran

BP170                                                Works in defense of Islam.  Islamic apologetics

BP170.2                                             Benevolent work.  Social work.  Welfare work, etc.

BP170.3-170.5                                    Missionary work of Islam

BP171-173                                          Relation of Islam to other religions

BP173.25-173.45                                Islamic sociology

BP174-190                                          The practice of Islam

BP176-181                                                The five duties of a Moslem.  Pillars of Islam

BP182                                                      Jihad (Holy War)

BP184-184.9                                             Religious ceremonies, rites, etc.

BP186-186.97                                           Special days and seasons, fasts, feasts, festivals, etc.  Relics

BP187-187.9                                             Shrines, sacred places, etc.

BP188-190                                                Islamic religious life

BP188.2-188.3                                                Devotional literature

BP188.45-189.65                                            Sufism.  Mysticism.  Dervishes

BP189.68-189.7                                              Monasticism

BP191-253                                          Branches, sects, etc.

BP192-194.9                                             Shiites

BP221-223                                                Black Muslims

BP232                                                      Moorish Science Temple of America

BP251-253                                                Nurculuk

BP300-395                                    Bahai Faith

BP500-585                                    Theosophy

BP595-597                                    Anthroposophy

BP600-610                                    Other beliefs and movements