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

Exploring the responses of non-churchgoers to a cathedral pre-Christmas son et lumiere  
Ursula McKenna, Leslie J. Francis, Andrew Village, Francis Stewart
24 May 2024

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

Cultural dynamics of gender-based violence and pastoral care in South Africa  
Lufuluvhi M. Mudimeli, Hundzukani P. Khosa-Nkatini
22 May 2024

Original Research

Spirituality in Pentecostalism in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A missiological reflection on constitutive elements  
Mayuka G. Bondo
22 May 2024

Original Research

The process of spiritual transformation to attain Nafs al-muṭmaʾinnah in Islamic psychology  
Nita Trimulyaningsih, M.A. Subandi, Kwartarini W. Yuniarti
21 May 2024

Original Research: Cross-cultural Religious Studies

The negative words and religious turn of Laozi’s Dao theory  
Youdong Yang
20 May 2024

Original Research - Special Collection: Reception of Biblical Discourse in Africa

Interpreting paired phenomena in the Hebrew Psalter and in African indigenous sacred texts  
Michael K. Mensah
15 May 2024

Original Research

The role of storytelling as a possible trauma release for war veterans: A narrative approach  
Nicole Dickson, Johann A. Meylahn
15 May 2024

Original Research: Cross-cultural Religious Studies

Thomas Aquinas on the passion of hope  
Ke Xu
13 May 2024

Original Research: Historical Thought and Source Interpretation

The Lord’s Prayer in Matthew 6:9–13: Reconstructing based on Byzantine text  
Yonathan Purnomo, Muner Daliman, Timotius Sukarna, Hana Suparti, David Ming
13 May 2024

Original Research - Special Collection: Interreligious Dialogue

The interrelatedness between the Nama Khoikhoi supreme being and celestial objects  
Iwana Hartmann, Maniraj Sukdaven
09 May 2024
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 Notification: Announcing the Editor's Choice: A must-read article


The article titled ‘COVID-19 and two sides of the coin of religiosity’published in HTS Theological Studies has received the most citations* during the four-year period, January 2020 until December 2023.


Congratulations to authors Sergei V. Kolganov, Balachandran Vadivel, Mark Treve, Dono Kalandarova, and Natalia V. Fedorova!


*Citation statistics were extracted from OpenAlex on 23 January 2024.

Posted: 2024-05-20

Notification: Coming soon!

Brace yourself for a riveting journey into the world of ‘Reformation hermeneutics and the spirit of humanism' authored by Jun Wang. Our newest article is packed with engaging content you won't want to miss 30 May 2024! Contribution excerpt: 'The primary contribution of this study lies in its detailed exploration of the historical roots of modern hermeneutics, highlighting the Reformation’s pivotal role in shaping contemporary interpretive methodologies ...'  
Posted: 2024-05-27 More...

Press Release: Exciting update!

Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-20 More...

Press Release: The wait is over!

The wait is finally over! We are proud to introduce the African Journal of Creative Economy, your new go-to source for the latest research and insights in Cultural Economics, Creative Industries, Arts and Culture Management and Cultural Studies and Cultural Policy.  Explore our inaugural editorial by Jeanette D. Snowball and Richard Haines, featuring pioneering studies and expert opinions. Don't miss out on the start of something big! Visit ajce.africa  
Posted: 2024-05-17 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...
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