Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (HTS) is an acclaimed 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 rigor of the methodology and conclusions reported.

 

Section Policies

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Original Research

An original article provides an overview of innovative research in a particular field within or related to the focus and scope of the journal, presented according to a clear and well-structured format.

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Review Article

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Original Research - Practical Theology

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Book Review

Book reviews should be between 500 and 1000 words. Books reviews are mostly invited but submissions to this section are also welcome. Please provide details of the book publisher, the book’s ISBN number, the price of the book in United States dollars and a 300dpi resolution image of the book cover. No abstract is needed for this section.

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Original Research - Special Collection: Studies on the Bible, spirituality and mysticism

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Correction

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Original Research - Special Collection: Youth marginalisation as a faith-based concern

Sub-editor: Ignatius Swart

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Original Research - Special Collection: Religion in dialogue

Sub-edited by Maniraj Sukdaven.

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Original Research - Special Collection: Faith-based action and urban regeneration

Sub-edited by Stephan de Beer.

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Original Research - Special Collection: Biblical Spirituality

Sub-edited by Christo Lombaard and Dirk van der Merwe (corresponding editor: Willem Oliver)

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Original Research - Special Collection: Ignatius van Wyk Dedication

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Original Research - Special Collection: OEH: The Online Educated Human

Sub-edited by Ignatius Gouws, full name of section is 'OEH: The Online Educated Human: Teaching values, ethics, morals, faith and religion at a distance'

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Original Research - Special Collection: Christina Landman Festschrift

Sub-edited by Wessel Bentley (UNISA) and Victor S. Molobi (UNISA).

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Original Research - Special Collection: HTS 75th Anniversary Maake Masango Dedication

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Original Research - Special Collection: SASRF 2019

Sub-edited by Cornel du Toit (UNISA) and Wesel Bentley (UNISA)

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Original Research - Special Collection: Eben Scheffler Festschrift

Sub-edited by Jurie H. le Roux (UP) and Christo Lombaard (UNISA).

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Original Research - Special Collection: SPIRASA Spirituality 2018

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Original Research - Special Collection: Faith Based Organisations

Sub-edited by Nadine Bouwers du Toit (SU), Vhumani Magezi (NWU) and Elisabet le Roux (SU)

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Original Research - Special Collection: God as One

Sub-edited by Erna Oliver (UNISA) and Willem Oliver (UNISA).

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Original Research - Special Collection: The Church in Need of Change (Agency)

Sub-edited by Erna Oliver (UNISA).

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Original Research - Special Collection: SPIRASA Spirituality 2019

Sub-edited by P.G.R. de Villiers (UFS).

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Original Research - Special Collection: Doing Theology with Children: Exploring Emancipatory Methodologies

Sub-edited by Stephan de Beer, UP Centre for Contextual Ministry

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Original Research - Special Collection: Commemoration Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834), Born 250 Years Ago

Sub-edited by Rian Venter, University of the Free State.

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Original Research - Issue 1

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Original Research - Special Collection: Issue 3

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Original Research - Issue 4

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Book References

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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...