To submit an article, please email a Word doc version to either of the journal editors: Robert Seesengood (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Rhiannon Graybill (email@example.com). To submit a book review (or inquire about the journal reviewing a new publication), contact Caryn Tamber-Rosenau (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Bible and Critical Theory adheres to Chicago B style (in-text with references gathered at the end of the article). Detailed instructions may be found at the Chicago Manual’s online site. For those who use Endnote, set citation system to ‘Chicago B’.
The journal uses any standard version of English spelling and punctuation (Australian, USA, UK etc.), as long as usage is consistent throughout the article.
The journal style guide can be downloaded here: Bible and Critical Theory Style Guide 2020.
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 Microsoft Word file format.
- The text is double-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, which is found in About the Journal.
- If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
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