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Author Guidelines

Read full details on the author guidelines found on the Submission Guidelines page.


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.

  1. I have read and agree to the terms and conditions as set out in the publication policies.
  2. I have ensured that my document complies with the formatting requirements of the journals, as set out in the submission guidelines.
  3. I have completed and will upload the required supplementary documents, as set out in the supporting documentation page.
  4. Has your abstract have an intradisciplinary and/or interdisciplinary implications statement (50 words)? If not, it will cause a delay in sending your manuscript to review. Carefully identify the contextual perspective they challenge, identifying the potential results of the proposed research and whether it calls for a change in traditional discourse as well as whether such a change is possible, thus please name these disciplines. Key insights into the research results and its future function should be revealed (maximum 50 words). The 'implications' refer to the disciplines that are implicated in the proposed research that you are undertaking, that is, does the research question and planned execution of the research journey entails - for example - the fields of Church History and / or Dogmatics and / or Practical Theology and / or Psychology and /or Social Sciences etc etc. This will help get an idea of the inter/intra-disciplinary nature of the research that is presented in the submitted article.
  5. I understand that my submission will be considered incomplete, if the supporting documents are not uploaded directly on to the website at the time of manuscript submission.
  6. I understand that this is an open access journal which carries a post-acceptance article processing charge.

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