Guidelines for Authors

Papers submitted for publication must adhere to the following guidelines:

  1. Papers should explore the subjects of Islamic studies, which are the outcome of fieldwork and conceptual research from diverse viewpoints. They may be written in Indonesian, Urdu, Arabic, or English.
  2. Papers must be formatted with one-half line spacing on A4-sized paper with standard margins.
  3. The complete name(s) of the author(s), their associated institution, and full address should be provided.
  4. The paper's length should fall within the range of 6,000 to 10,000 words.
  5. Each submission should include a 150–200-word summary. This summary should be as concise as possible and include the problem statement, research methodology, scientific findings, and a brief conclusion.
  6. Following the abstract, provide up to eight keywords. Avoid using overly general or plural terms and multiple concepts (e.g., 'and' or 'of').
  7. All submissions should be in one of the following document formats: OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect.
  8. Transliterate Arabic words in accordance with the Chicago style.
  9. Cite bibliographical references in footnotes and a bibliography according to the Chicago style.
  10. When citing a source for the first time, include complete details: author(s)' full name(s), title of the source in italics, place of publication, publishing company, publication date, and the specific page cited. For subsequent citations of the same source, list the author's last name, a few words from the title, and the specific page number(s). You may use "ibid." but do not use "op.cit." or "loc.cit."
  11. Use the Mendeley or Zotero system for citations.

Examples of Footnote Style

  1. Zachari Abuza, Political Islam and Violence in Indonesia (London: Routledge, 2007), p. 15.
  2. Christiany Juditha, “Literasi Informasi Melawan Hoaks Bidang Kesehatan di Komunitas Online,” Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi, vol. 16, no. 1 (June, 2019): 79,
  3. Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd, “Everyday Life, Qur’ān In”, Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān, ed. by Jane Dammen McAuliffe (Leiden: Brill, 2002), pp. 90-2.
  4. Ahmad Rafiq, “The Reception of the Qur’an in Indonesia: A case study of the place of the Qur’an in a non Arabic speaking community”, Ph.D. Dissertation (Philadelphia: Temple University, 2014)
  5. Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī, al-Itqān fī ‘Ulūm al-Qur’ān (Cairo: Dār al-Ḥadīth, 2009), p. 91.
  6. Putu Setia, “Wisata Halal,” Tempo, March 2, 2019,, accessed 25 March 2019.
  7. Douglas P. Superka, et. al., Values Education Sourcebook: Conceptual Approaches, Materials Analyses, and an Annotated Bibliography (California: Social Science Education Consortium, 1976), p. 11.

Examples of Bibliography Style:

Andriyos, Benny. “Menag: Moderasi Beragama, Jantung Kemenag.” Kemenag, July 10, 2019,, accessed 10 July 2019.

Antoro, Billy. Gerakan Literasi Sekolah dari Pucuk hingga Akar: Sebuah Refleksi. Jakarta: Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, 2017.

Cahyani, Berliana Henu. “Peran Reinforcement dalam Kemampuan Regulasi Diri pada Siswa SD Selama di Kelas.” Jurnal Spirits, 3 (1): 1-13,

Futaqi, Sauqi. “Konstruksi Moderasi Islam (Wasathiyyah) dalam Kurikulum Pendidikan Islam.” Proceedings of 2nd Annual Conference for Muslim Scholars. Surabaya: Kopertais Wilayah IV, 2018.

Satgas Gerakan Literasi Sekolah Kemendikbud. Desain Induk Gerakan Literasi Sekolah, eds. Rangesti Wiedarti and Kisyani Laksono. Jakarta: Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, 2018.

Superka, Douglas P., et. al. Values Education Sourcebook: Conceptual Approaches, Materials Analyses, and an Annotated Bibliography. California: Social Science Education Consortium, 1976.

Zaqiah, Qiqi Yuliati and A. Rusdiana. Pendidikan Nilai: Kajian Teori dan Praktik di Sekolah. Bandung: Pustaka Setia, 2014.


Rahayu Lestari Putri, interview, Sunday, 13 October 2019, at 14.05.