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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Submissions are welcomed in English and Indonesian

With the submission of an article, the following information is required from Authors:

             - name(s) and surname;
             - academic affiliation;
             - e-mail address;
The submitted article should be accompanied by:

  1. Title: Describes the content of the article and displays the philosophical perspective based on the focus and scope. No more than 15 words (TNR, 12 pt), author's name without title, institution, and email address.
  2. Abstract:
  • Times New Roman 12 pt (italic).
  • If the article is in English then the abstract is in Indonesian. If the article is in Indonesian, the abstract is in English.
  • 150 words maximum and includes the research background, objectives, methods, and results.
  • Keywords (5 words maximum).

The suggested length for articles is 40,000 to 65,000 characters (including spaces and foot or end notes).

As a matter of course, please ensure these writing practices:

Introduction: TNR, 12, minimum 1000 and maximum 1500 words. In the introduction, the author must convey the research background, literature review, the author's position among other authors who wrote about the same problem (state of the art), the significance of the topic, and the purpose of writing the article. The introduction does not use sub-topics.

Method: the author must explain the method or approach used and the analysis process. The author must also explain what philosophical or theological approach is used. If the author refers to a particular method, the name of the method used must be explained explicitly, complete with the source. (maximum 500 words).

Results and Discussion: the author analyses every aspect of the issue studied and can be presented in several sub-discussions (TNR, 12, maximum 5000 words).

Conclusion: must state the answer to the main question or problem in the research; the author's main argument; the author's critical notes or understanding of the issues discussed; and the author's prospects (the author's suggestions for the following researchers, application of research results in articles in certain contexts). Conclusion (300 words).

Reference: All submitted articles should follow the Turabian Style 8th edition guidelines It is recommended to use the app. Includes primary sources and supporting sources accessible to every reader (include links or DOI); written in alphabetical order and only write references used in the article. The minimum number of references required is 25 articles/books. Using up-to-date sources of at least 60% published in the last 10 years. The article uses Turabian style full note 8th edition. In the footnotes, you can add information that is considered important.

Please pay attention to the following example:

Books with one author: Pakaenoni, Hironimus. Maria Dalam Sejarah Keselamatan. Kupang: UNWIRA PRESS, 2002.

Books with two authors: Balters, Debora E., and Merry Strange. Midwife in Safana. Bambridge: Douglas University Press, 1979.

Editors Book: Salu, John G. “Penggembangan Kepribadian Mahasiswa Dalam Semangat St. anoldus Jansen di Universitas Widya Madira.” Dalam Seratus Tahun SVD, ed. Eduardus Dosi, 151-61. Maumere: Ledalero, 2013.

Journal articles: Panda, Herman P. “Kerja dalam Pandangan Kristen.” Jurnal Lumen Veritatis, volume 5, no. 1, April 2012: 23-29.


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