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1 International Dewey Users Meeting 16 August 2011 IFLA San Juan Julianne Beall Assistant Editor, DDC Library of Congress Expansions and Revisions in 297 for Islam: DDC 23 and Proposed Updates

2 Outline Expansions in DDC 23 Historical periods for Islam as a religion Hadith Proposed expansions of 297 for 200 Religion Class and WebDewey A peak at the future: Islamic law and schools of Islamic law

3 Historical periods for Islam as a religion (1) Period of Revelation, From first revelation to Mu ammad the Prophet until his death Class biography of and comprehensive works on Mu ammad the Prophet in ; class biography of and comprehensive works on his family and Companions in

4 Historical periods for Islam as a religion (2) Period of Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs, Class here 7th century, Rashidun Caliphate Class religious biography and theological discussion of the first four caliphs in ; class interdisciplinary biographies of the first four caliphs with the subject in 950, e.g., Abu Bakr

5 Hadith (1) Koran and Hadith Hadith (Traditions) [formerly ].. > – Texts of Hadith of Sunnites Class comprehensive works in

6 Hadith (2) *Jawāmi' (Comprehensive compilations), i ā (Authentic compilations), mustadrā kāt Subdivisions are added for jawāmi', i ā, mustadrākāt together, for jawāmi' alone, for i ā alone *Muslim ibn al- ajjāj al-Qushayrī *Add as instructed under –

7 Hadith: Example DDC: ( for English translation) Author: Muslim ibn al-H ̣ ajja ̄ j al-Qushayri ̄, ca Uniform title: Ja ̄ mi' al-s ̣ ah ̣ i ̄ h ̣. English & Arabic Title: S ̣ ah ̣ i ̄ h ̣ Muslim: English translation of Sahi ̂ h Muslim LCSH: Hadith Early works to 1800

8 Proposed expansions: selected topics in 297.1–.8 Islam: Draft for comment Koran The biggest proposed expansion is for the Koran Religious and ceremonial laws and decisions Mecca Sunnites

9 Arabic texts of Koran Texts of parts of Koran [formerly ] Suras 50–114 Class here parts 26–30 together Class comprehensive works on part 26 of Koran in

10 Translations of Koran (1) Translations Class here translations of parts of Koran [formerly ], Arabic texts accompanied by translations Add to base number notation 1–9 from Table 6, e.g., the Koran in English ;

11 Translations of Koran (2) Translations [cont.] then to the results add as follows:.. 01–07 Parts of Koran Add 0 and to the result add the numbers following in – , e.g., English translation of sura 36 (Sūrat Yāsīn)

12 Translations of Koran: Example Proposed DDC: ( T from ) Uniform title: Koran. Juz Amma. English & Arabic. Title:Holy Quran for beginners. 30th part, Juz Amma

13 Commentaries on Koran (1) Commentaries Interpretation and exegesis arranged in textual order Class here commentaries on parts of Koran [formerly ], texts accompanied by commentaries

14 Commentaries on Koran (2) Commentaries of Sunnites Class here commentaries of abarī; Ibn Kathīr, Ismāīl ibn Umar; Rāzī, Mu ammad ibn Abī Bakr; Baghawī, al- usayn ibn Masūd; Nasafī, Abd Allāh ibn A mad; Khāzin al-Baghdādī, Alī ibn Mu ammad; Qur ubī, Mu ammad ibn A mad

15 Commentaries on Koran: Example Proposed DDC: Title: Interpretation of the meanings of the noble Qur'an in the English language: a summarized version of At-Tabari ̂, Al- Qurtubi ̂, and Ibn Kathi ̂ r with comments from Sahi ̂ h-Al-Bukhari ̂ Subject:KoranCommentaries

16 Schools of Islamic law: proposed expansion (1) Religious and ceremonial laws and decisions Class here fiqh al-ibādāt (rituals law); fiqh in relation to religious and ceremonial laws and decisions, sharia in relation to religious and ceremonial laws and decisions Class Islamic law relating to secular matters, interdisciplinary works on Islamic law in Class religious law on a specific topic with the topic, e.g., religious law concerning ajj

17 Schools of Islamic law: proposed expansion (2) Philosophy and theory Notation 01 from Table 1 as modified below Schools of law Sunni schools For works comparing Sunni law with other schools of Islamic law, see

18 Schools of Islamic law: proposed expansion (3) anafī school Class here anafīyah (Hanafites) [formerly ]

19 Comments received by 12 August 2011 (1) Many comments have concerned topics of Islam not in current draft; we cannot now do the research to give them a proper response; we must hold them for future consideration All comments on the draft itself now being studied Sample comments: Requests for clarification, e.g.: Prayers in Koran

20 Comments received by 12 August 2011 (2) Sample comments (continued) Suggested changes to English versions of Arabic, e.g., Tafsīr bi-al-ra ʼ y (Commentary based on reasoning)change reasoning to opinion? Question whether the following should be included among the schools of law: āhirī school We cannot now say what the result will be of our studies, but we do expect some changes to the draft

21 Future proposals: Islamic law Islamic law Schools of law Add to base number the numbers following in notation – , e.g., Islamic law according to anafī school

22 Links to current discussion paper and blog entry: selected topics in 297.1–.8 Islam islam-draft-for-comment-by-august html

23 Links to earlier discussion papers and blog entries (1) t.pdf of-islamhadith.html

24 Links to earlier discussion papers and blog entries (2) extendedhistorical-periods-of-islam-hadith.html historical-periods-ofislam-hadith-new-draft-for- comment.html


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