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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

Author Guidelines


We intend to publish some results of scientific research in the field of Christian theology. Therefore the type of article we published is a research article or original article.

Conceptual articles (reviews) can publish by the invitation of the Editor.

In each issue, Visio Dei publishes 1 (one) obituary article and 1 (one) latest book review article (published 1-3 years earlier) in the field of Christian theology following the scope of Visio Dei.


  • Original
  • Useful for the development and newness of Christian theology
  • Can drive further research or thought development
  • Refers more to primary libraries, namely articles in scientific journals, proceedings, dissertations, theses, monographs, books and others which are the result of direct research. Of all these references, the portion of references in scientific journals is 80%.
  • The reference should publish in the last ten years
  • Has critical analysis and synthesis sharpness
  • Conclusions base on new findings which are state accurately and deeply


Citation and reference use the APA (American Psychological Association) Style 6th edition in Mendeley Reference as a standard for Visio Dei writing.

Authors are required to use the app and not write it manually.


Writing of articles Visio Dei mandatory use templates as follows:

Paper Format and Number of Pages

The paper is written in 1 column format on A4 paper with Arial 12 pt, space 2. The left margin is 4 cm, right is 3 cm, the top is 4 cm, and the bottom is 3 cm. The first sentence protrudes to 1.27cm. The number of pages ± 20 pages.


The title is written in Indonesian briefly, at most 40 characters, using Arial 14 pt, bold, one spacing, margins center, capitalization, and less than 12 words.

Name and Affiliation of Author

The author's name is written without titles, using Arial 12 pt, bold, in the center margin. The affiliated institution of the author in the second line, used Arial 10 pt, center margin. If the writer is more than one, the writing is the same as the first author. On the third line is the email address correspondence author.


Write the abstract in two languages, English and Indonesian with Arial 10 pt, one space. Abstract length is 250 words maximum. It contains research objectives, methods, populations, samples, instruments, and results. Abstract in English written italic.


Write keywords with Arial 10 pts, below abstract text. Maximum 5 keywords and reflect the contents of the article. The words "keywords" are written boldly.


Write the introduction without a title after the keywords in Indonesian. It should contain the background of the problems which is supported by concept, theory, and research results from sources that are relevant and up to date. Objectives of the research state clearly at the end.

Method (Level II)

It should contain the type of approach used, the way to describe qualitative or quantitative data, data collection procedures, and data analysis procedures.

Result (Level II)

The results contain answers to the research problems clearly, wholly and precisely by using pictures/graphs/tables/descriptions in actual terms.

Discussion (Level II)

It contains a summary of research results, related to the concept or theory and other relevant research results, interpretation of the findings, limitations of the study, and their implications for the development of science.

Conclusion (Level II)

It contains the answers to the problems of research in brief as a contribution to the development of science.

Bibliography (Level II)

It should contain references that are used only in the article. It should write in APA (American Psychological Association) Style 6th edition as used in Mendeley Reference.

For a complete guide, please download: AUTHOR GUIDELINES

Please use ARTICLE TEMPLATE that prepares by the Editorial Team.

To submit an article, the author must attach an Ethic Statement and an Authorship Agreement. Please download the form here.

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