Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

IJoReSH: Indonesian Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Humanity is a multidisciplinary and peer-reviewed journal which is published by the Postgraduate Program of State Islamic University (UIN) Salatiga, Indonesia. It is committed to the scholarly study of the dynamic interplays among religion, spirituality, and humanity.  It particularly focuses on the works which deal with anthropology of religion, sociology of religion, and philosophy of religion. IJoReSH is international in its coverage and range and is envisioned to be a forum for scholarly exchanges on issues related to religion, spirituality, and humanity.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

All submissions to the IJoReSH: Indonesian Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Humanity are initially reviewed by one of the Editors. At this stage, the manuscript may be rejected without peer review if it is felt that they are not appropriate for the journal.

Manuscripts that pass the initial editorial read are sent out for peer review, usually two anonymous independent reviewers. Based on the feedback from these reviewers and the Editors' judgment, a decision is given on the manuscript. Notification of the first decision – acceptance, rejection, or need for revision – will generally be given within 10 weeks of receipt of the manuscript. In the case of revision, the manuscript may be sent out for further peer review after consideration by the editors. 

The Editor-in-Chief of IJoReSH has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.


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.



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...