HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies is an acclaimed Open Access journal with broad coverage that promotes multidisciplinary, religious, and biblical aspects of studies in the international theological arena. The journal’s publication criteria are based on high ethical standards and the rigour of the methodology and conclusions reported. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research: Historical Thought and Source Interpretation

Implicit religion, Anglican cathedrals, and spiritual wellbeing: The impact of carol services  
Leslie J. Francis, Ursula McKenna, Francis Stewart
16 April 2024

Original Research

Youth key persons’ digital discipleship process during the pandemic and post-pandemic era  
I Putu A. Darmawan, Jamin Tanhidy, Yabes Doma
16 April 2024

Original Research - Special Collection: Unthinking the West

Thinking Africa through Soga’s black spirituals: A theological reflection  
Sandiswa L. Kobe
15 April 2024


HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies is turning over a new page  
Eugene Baron
12 April 2024

Original Research

The church as a trinitarian hermeneutical community  
Anna Cho
12 April 2024

Original Research

Stories of pastoral engagement with women’s vulnerable sexuality during COVID-19  
Christina Landman
09 April 2024

Original Research

Model of a pastoral sermon for handling the problem of sexual violence against women in Maluku  
Juliana A. Tuasela, Defi S. Nenkeula, Jenne J.R. Pieter
08 April 2024

Original Research

Hearing God’s call one more time: Retrieving calling in theology of work  
David Kristanto, Hengki B. Tompo, Frans H.M. Silalahi, Linda A. Ersada, Tony Salurante, Moses Wibowo, Dyulius T. Bilo
08 April 2024

Original Research - Special Collection: African Women and Pandemics and Religion

African women, religion and COVID-19: The bedrock of Sipiwe Chisvo’s periphery-centre leadership ascendance  
Martin Mujinga
05 April 2024

Original Research

Modernising tradition: Reinforcing ASWAJA al-Nahdhiyah authority among millennials in Indonesia  
Umdatul Hasanah, Khairil Anam, Muassomah Muassomah
05 April 2024
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 Website Update: Scheduled Platform Maintenance


Dear valued editor, author, reviewer, and reader. We are writing to inform you that we have scheduled updates for our managed servers on the night of April 16, 2024, until April 17, 2024. During this update, you may experience some temporary unavailability of the journal platform. We anticipate the downtime to last between 45 and 120 minutes. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding as we strive to enhance our services.

Posted: 2024-04-09

Notification: Exciting news!

Our next article, 'Deuteronomy and Contextual Teaching and Learning in Christian-Jewish religious education' authored by Jeane M. Tulung, Olivia C. Wuwung, Sonny E. Zaluchu, Frederik R.B. Zaluchu, is set to launch 22 April 2024. Get ready to dive into a compelling exploration of 'the CTL model in the digital era and the potential it has to revolutionise religious education and profoundly impact learners ' that promises to inform and inspire.  
Posted: 2024-04-16

Press Release: The book ‘Speaking of Satan in Zambia’ is shortlisted for the Desmond Tutu-Gerrit Brand-prize


AOSIS Scholarly Books is proud to announce that the book, Speaking of Satan in Zambia: Making cultural and personal sense of narratives about Satanism, Volume 14 in the HTS Religion & Society Series, has been shortlisted for the Desmond Tutu-Gerrit Brand-prize.

The winners will be announced on 19 April 2024. We wish the best of luck to author Johanneke Kroesbergen-Kamps.

Read more on Netwerk24.

To read the book, download the book PDF.

Read the synopsis and purchase the print copy.

You are also welcome to submit your book proposal to AOSIS Scholarly Books by downloading the book proposal form from our website for publication consideration.

Posted: 2024-04-15

Call for Papers: ‘HTS Theological Studies’ 2024 Topical Collection: We invite you to submit


AOSIS calls on all authors to participate in the 2024 topical collection that will be published in the open-access scholarly journal HTS Theological Studies


Title: South African Science and Religion Forum (SASRF) publication


Theme: Does God evolve?



  • Draft papers submission deadline: 10 April 2024
  • Full paper submission deadline: 31 May 2024


Read the full call.


We would be honoured to receive your positive reply and look forward to receiving your manuscript.

Posted: 2024-03-20

Press Release: Another addition to AOSIS’s journal portfolio: African Journal of Pentecostal Studies


AOSIS is pleased to announce the latest addition to our journal portfolio: African Journal of Pentecostal Studies. The journal is an international, open access publication that covers a broad range of topics related to Pentecostalism, neo-Pentecostalism and related renewal movements in Africa and other parts of the world. We invite you to peruse the journal’s website and consider submitting your next manuscript. Read the call.

Posted: 2023-11-24
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