Below are a few of the books held by Marian dealing with social justice and prominent advocates for justice that this class focuses on. You can find many more books on these topics by searching our catalog through the search bar on our homepage. For e-books , see the Online Resources tab above.
If you find a book through the catalog that looks helpful, but Marian University doesn't own it, don't worry! Simply request it through interlibrary loan (ILL). If you found the item in our catalog, you request it right there by clicking "Request Item Through Interlibrary Loan." Otherwise, you can request directly through your ILL account. If you need help setting up an ILL account, you can follow the account creation walkthrough that's linked on this ILL FAQ page.
The library's collection of physical books is organized by Library of Congress call numbers--a combination of letters and numbers that classify the book by its subject and ensures that books with similar subjects are near each other. The Library of Congress provides an in-depth list of the call number breakdowns. Below are some call number categories and ranges you can browse in our collection, listed by subject.
BR290-481 Christianity--History--Modern period
BR1600-1609 Persecution. Martyrs
BT1313-1480 History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms
BX800-4795 Catholic Church
BX1790-1793 Catholic Church and the state
BX4650-4705 Biography and portraits
BX4654-4662 Saints and martyrs
E185.2-185.89 Status and development since emancipation
E185.96-185.98 Biography. Genealogy
HN1-995 Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
HN30-39 The church and social problems