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class Author Guidelines

General Instructions

  1. Articles are formatted according to the writing pattern of the scientific journal. Please use Mendeley in Chicago Manual style (full note)
  2. The article is an original work (no plagiarism) and has never been published in a journal printed/online.
  3. During the review and editing process, or after the article is published, it may not be registered in another journal.
  4. Sent articles to editors via submission Open Journal Systems (OJS) on
  5. Articles typed in Cambria Font (10,5 pt) with 1.15 spacing in Microsoft Word format with a page size A4 (210 x 297 mm). The length of the article ranged from 6000-7500 words.
  6. The article is written in Bahasa or English using grammatical rules. In general, the English article is in the past tense.

Particular Instructions

  1. Article submitted can be the result of conceptual (literary) research and empirical research on Islamic Studies (Ushuluddin) which particularly includes: Islamic Philosophy and Theology, Al-Quran (Tafsir) and Hadith, Study of Religions, Sufism and Islamic Ethics.
  2. Article in the form of conceptual uses the following structure: introduction, content or discussion, conclusion, and bibliography. While the article in the form of empirical research using IMRAD structure: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion.
  3. Because of the "Blind Review" system, the author hoped not to include the name, the name and address of the institution and email address in the cover of the article. The author's name, the name of the institution, as well as the email address listed at the time of registration on the OJS author. To facilitate communication should include an active mobile number.
  4. Title: a) the title is the formulation of a brief discussion of content, compact, and clear. May use the title of creative and attract readers (maximum 12 words). b) the title is written in English and Indonesian. c) the title is typed in bold, use capital letters for each beginning of a word, except for conjunctions and prepositions.
  5. Abstract: presented briefly and clearly, it must contain: Background, issues, objectives, methods/approaches, and findings. Abstract written in one paragraph within one space, with a maximum length of 250 words.
  6. Keywords: contain basic words in the study, can be drawn from the research variables, characteristics of the subjects, and the theory of the referenced (maximum four words or combinations of words).
  7. Introduction: contains the background of the problems, objectives and benefits of the research, and theoretical reviews.
  8. Content or Discussion: contains an explanation of the main points and research results in relations with the results of previous studies that are critically analyzed and linked to relevant current literature.
  9. Result: contains data, results of assumption test, and results of hypothetical tests that are presented sequentially or integrated and analyze critically.
  10. Conclusion: contains the formulation of the answers of the research objectives. It should be made in concise, clear, and compact sentences based on the results and discussions, in the form of paragraphs (not numerical).
  11. All citations and quotes are written in footnotes
  12. The words of foreign languages and regional languages that have not been standardized in the Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI) are written with italic printing;  Arabic texts are written with the Traditional Arabic font  size 14 pt, while Arabic words transliterate using Times New Roman by italic
  13. Journal only accepts submission of articles through online submissions (OJS).
  14. Bibliography: contains reference sources written alphabetically. The minimum number of references is 15 references, and 40% are scientific journals.
  15. Citations and bibliographical style must be set automatically using Reference Manager, i.e Mendeley in Chicago Manual style (full note)

The Example of Compiling a Bibliography

al-Baghdadi. Kitāb Uṣūl al-Dīn. Istanbul: Matba’ah al-Dawlah, 1928.

Bakar, Osman. Tauhid dan Sains: Esai-Esai tentang Sejarah dan Filsafat Sains Islam. Ed. Yuliam Liputo. Bandung: Pustaka Hidayah, 1994.

Ismail, Mohd Zaidi. “Kosmos dalam Pandangan Hidup Islam dan Orientasi Sains Masyarakat Muslim.” Islamia: Jurnal Pemikiran dan Peradaban Islam 3, no. 4 (2008): 5–25.

Jaffer, Tariq. “Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on the Soul (al-Nafs) and Spirit (al-Rūḥ): An Investigation into the Eclectic Ideas of Mafātīḥ al-Ghayb.” Journal of Qur’anic Studies 16, no. 1 (2014): 93–119.

al-Jurjani, ’Ali bin Muḥammad bin ’Ali al-Zayn al-Sharīf. Kitāb al-Ta’rīfāt. Beirut: Dār al-Kutub al-’Ilmiyyah, 1983.

Matsumoto, Akiro. “Unity of Ontology and Epistemology in Qaiṣari’s Philosophy.” In Consciousness and Reality, Studies in Memory of Toshihiko Izutsu, ED. Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn Āshtiyānī, Hideichi Matsubara, Takashi Iwami, and Akiro Matsumoto. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten Publisher, 1998.

al-Qashani, Kamāl al-Dīn ‘Abd al-Razāq. Iṣṭilāḥāt al-Ṣūfiyyah. Ed. Kamāl Ibrāhīm Ja‘far. Cairo: al-Hay’ah al-Miṣriyyah al-‘Ammah li al-Kitāb, 1981.

al-Rāzi, Fakhr al-Dīn. Mafātīḥ al-Ghayb. Beirut: Dār ‘Ihya’ al-Turath al-A’rab, 1420.


message 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.

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