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Author Guidelines

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  1. Manuscripts published in Journal of Asian Orientation Theology must have a strictly scientific character.
  2. The submitted manuscript has not been previously published.
  3. It is possible to publish manuscripts in English.
  4. The length of the manuscript, including text, footnotes, and bibliography, between 5,000-10,000 words or 70,000 characters (counting spaces).
  5. Manuscripts must be written in Times New Roman font, with 12-point font, and footnotes in 10-point font. The template for the manuscript is available on the website of Jurnal of Asian Orientation in Theology (or click here).
  6. Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Arabic, and other texts (in the non-Latin alphabet) must be set in proper characters, using Unicode fonts.
  7. Transliteration of ancient foreign languages  (Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Arabic, and their Non-Latin Alphabets) must follow the academic style using The SBL Handbook of Style, Second Edition. (Atlanta, GA: SBL Press 2014) 55–67.
  8. When citing a Hebrew or Aramaic text, generally only the consonant text is presented, with vocalizations given only if they are considered important to the issue at hand.
  9. Transliteration should be provided, at least the first occurrence of Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Arabic, etc. and, must be accompanied by a translation of its meaning into the language used in the text (Indonesian or English).
  10. Citation of ancient texts in the original language should be limited to words or phrases that are important to the argument being made. The author is expected not to quote Bible passages that are too long.


Editorial Guidelines

Manuscripts for Fenomena should use Chicago Style or Turabian Style (for thorough examples, see this manual). It is highly recommended to use citation manager applications such as Zotero or Mendeley.

1. Footnote 


Fared Zakaria, The Post American World (Princeton: WW Norton, 2008), 88-9.

The book title is italicized.

A reference to the same book later in the paper:

Zakaria, The Post American World, 187.

A Chapter in a book (with more than one author):

Anthony Giddens, “Living in a Post-Traditional Society, Reflexive Modernization, Politics, Tradition, and Aesthetics”, in The Modern Social Order, ed. Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens & Scott Lash (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994). 56.

Edited volumes:

Edward W. Said, Orientalism and After, Power, Politics and Culture, Interviews with Edward W. Said, ed. Gauri Viswanathan (London: Bloomsbury, 2004), 221.


Henri Lefebvre, The Production of Space, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith (Oxford and Cambridge: Blackwell, 1977), 118.

Henri Lefebvre, Right to the City, Writings on Cities, trans. & ed. Eleonore Kofman and Elizabeth Lebas (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996), 158.

Journal articles:

Ulrich Beck, "The Cosmopolitan Society and its Enemies," Culture and Society 19, Nr. 1-2 (2002): 38.

2. Bibliography

Beck, Ulrich. "The Cosmopolitan Society and Its Enemies". Culture and Society 19, Nr. 1-2 (February-April 2002): 17-44.

A reference to the same article later in the paper:

Beck, “The Cosmopolitan Society and Its Enemies”, 42.

Internet Sources:

Jean Tardif, "Intercultural Dialogues and Cultural Security," Planet Agora (September 2002). (access 16.09.2008).

Sucipto, "Khairul: Kota Tarakan Tak Bisa Selamanya Mengandalkan Sektor Minyak," Kompas (26 September 2022). (diakses 27.09.2022).

Between brackets is the date the webpage was viewed in the format of DD.MM.YY.


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. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

(1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under an Creative Common Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC-BY-SA) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

(2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

(3) Authors should sign copyright transfer agreement when they have approved the final proofs sent by Journal of Asian Orientation in Theology prior to the publication


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Author Fees

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