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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).
    Naskah belum pernah diterbitkan sebelumnya, dan tidak sedang dalam pertimbangan untuk diterbitkan di jurnal lain (atau sudah dijelaskan dalam Komentar kepada Editor).

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
    (File naskah dalam format dokumen Microsoft Word).
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.(Pengetikan naskah dan sitasi mengikuti gaya selingkung yang disyaratkan dalam Panduan Penulis)
  • 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

Visio Dei publishes the results of scientific research in Christian theology. Therefore, the articles published are field research, literature research, and biblical studies.


  • Original
  • Beneficial for the advancement of Christian theology
  • Can drive further research or thought development
  • Refers to primary resources, namely articles in scientific journals, proceedings, dissertations, theses, monographs, books, and others, which result from direct research. Of all these references, the portion of references in scientific journals is 80%.
  • The reference should publish in the last 10 (ten) years with a minimum of 20 (twenty) referral sources.


Visio Dei's article writing must use the format according to the template, which can be downloaded HERE. Article length is 3,000 (three thousand) - 5,000 (five thousand) words.


Citation in the body text uses the "author, date" style. Indirect citations include the author's last name and year of publication without a page number. Direct quotations are written in quotation marks, and the source consists of the author's last name, year of publication, and page number. Direct references above forty words are written in separate sentence blocks with one space, aligned to the right, indented 1.27 cm on the left side.

Citation and reference use the APA (American Psychological Association) Style in Mendeley Reference. Authors are required to use the app and not write it manually.


Visio Dei: Jurnal Teologi Kristen is a fully online journal. The article is published online through the open journal system (OJS). 

  • Make sure the article you want to submit follows Visio Dei's article standards. Read the Author's Guidelines carefully.
  • Download the ARTICLE TEMPLATE and adjust it by writing the article in the template. DO NOT SEND / SUBMIT A PAPER THAT DOESN'T COMPLY WITH THE TEMPLATE.
  • Submit your articles through the open journal system. Are you already registered as a user at Visio Dei? Please LOGIN. If not, please REGISTER.
  • The Editor will immediately process your article if it has successfully been submitted. Please follow the editorial process through OJS. 
  • If you want to convey or ask the Editor about your submission, please use the "discussion" menu in OJS.
  • If your article has not been responded to after 1 (one) week, please send a Whatsapp message to number 0813 5560 3362 stating your name and the paper's title that you have submitted.


  • The editorial will check a manuscript first to ensure its appropriateness to the Author's Guidelines in general. If it does not meet the Visio Dei article's standards, it will be returned to the author for revision.
  • The writer who sent the revised article at this early stage submitted it to the "Pre-Review Discussion" menu at OJS, NOT MAKING A NEW SUBMISSION.
  • If the paper meets the Author's Guidelines, it will be reviewed by the Peer Reviewer review with a double-blinded system. The author does not know who reviewed their article, and the reviewer does not know who the author of the paper they studied is. A minimum of two reviewers will review one manuscript.
  • Then, the Editor will follow up on the review results and recommendations. The final decision is in the Editor's hands, whether an article is feasible or not published.


Visio Dei: Jurnal Teologi Kristen is committed to participating in overcoming plagiarism. The Editor will check each article using a premium application, Ithenticate, to check the similarity with other writings with a 20% similarity tolerance. The Editor will return articles with up to 40% similarities to the authors for revision. Papers with similarities above 40% are automatically rejected.


To support the improvement of the quality of Visio Dei's publications, starting from Volume 5 Number 2 December 2023, Visio Dei charges a fee of IDR 350,000 (three hundred and fifty thousand rupiahs) per article to authors, which is paid after the report is declared ACCEPTABLE FOR PUBLISHED (accept).


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