URI
Notation
21/29
Caption
Religious systems. Religions and faiths
Scope Note
There are numerous criteria for deciding what constitutes a religion; in this arrangement it is taken that, at the very broadest level, a religion is a system which contains some recognition of a spiritual or supernatural dimension in its view of the world.
Application Note
Each religion can be further subdivided, as required, using special auxiliary table. Here a selection of examples of combinations are provided for several religious only
Broader class
2  RELIGION. THEOLOGY
Narrower classes
21Prehistoric and primitive religions
22Religions originating in the Far East
23Religions originating in Indian sub-continent. Hindu religion in the broad sense
24Buddhism
25Religions of antiquity. Minor cults and religions
26Judaism
27Christianity
28Islam
29Modern spiritual movements