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Do libraries put the Bible in fiction or non fiction?

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The “nonfiction” section is capable of containing everything a library holds. The 800's in Dewey Decimal are for literature, and if a library wanted to it could easily put everything you find on a “fiction” shelf somewhere in the “nonfiction” 800's. read more

For a library to put a Bible (or any religious literature) into the fiction section would be making an aggressive statement about where the public should be looking for information rather than where it makes sense to put the information in an internally consistent system. read more

A: Librarians do not make a value judgement about religious scriptures. For this reason, the scriptures of all extant religions are catalogued as non-fiction. read more

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