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The article must contain the following details:

  • the title of the article
  • an English abstract with the main ideas of the article (5-10 lines, at the most 850 characters without spaces)
  • between 5 and 10 keywords in English

In a separate document please submit:

  • author’s name and surname, information about his/her profession and the institution to which he/she belongs
  • author’s e-mail and post-address

The article must consider the following guidelines:

  • 6000-10000 words
  • The articles must be written with TIMES NEW ROMAN, 12 points, line spacing 1,5.
  • For quotations please use the following quotation signs: “….”. For a quotation within a quotation: «……» ; quotations that are longer than three lines are to be block-quoted as paragraphs and indented, without quotation marks, written with at 11 points; sentence punctuation marks and quotations: “quoted fragment,” “quoted fragment.”
  • The articles should use “hyphens” (-) and “en dashes” ( – ), and no “em dashes” (—).
  • If chapters are numbered, please use 1.1.1.
  • Footnotes must be written in Times New Roman 10 according to Chicago Manual of Styles – link.
  • Ibidem-idem: If a reference to the same source occurs more than once, consecutively, the author and the title in the second reference is to be replaced by Ibidem, followed by page number, if different. If an author occurs twice consecutively in the foot-notes, the second occurrence is to be replaced by idem, followed by the new title.
  • For books consulted online, include a URL or the name of the database. For other types of e-books, name the format. If no fixed page numbers are available, cite a section title or a chapter or other number in the notes, if any (or simply omit).
  • It is often sufficient simply to describe web pages and other website content in the text (“As of May 1, 2017, Yale’s home page listed . . .”). If a more formal citation is needed, it may be styled like the examples below. For a source that does not list a date of publication or revision, include an access date (as in example note 2).
  • Abbreviation op.cit. is not allowed.
  • The article needs no bibliographic list at the end.
  • The images must have minimum resolution of 300 dpi or at least 1800 x 1600 pixels, in JPG sau TIFF formats. In the article the author must provide the source information of the images used, and the images must be sent in a separate file too.

Examples of references: 


  1. Thomas O’Loughlin, Eating Together Becoming One (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2019), 120–21.
  2. Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman, To Cast the First Stone: the Transmission of a Gospel Story (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019), 334.
  3. O’Loughlin, Eating, 122.
  4. Knust and Wasserman, To Cast, 335.

Chapter or other part of an edited book

  1. Richard W. Bishop, “Traces of a Contretemps in Severian of Gabala’s Ascension Sermons,” in John Chrysostom and Severian of Gabala: Homilists, Exegetes and Theologians, eds. Johan Leemans, Geert Roskam and Josien Segers (Leuven-Paris-Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2019), 50–51.
  2. Bishop, “Traces,” 52.

In some cases, you may want to cite the collection as a whole instead.

  1. Johan Leemans, Geert Roskam and Josien Segers, eds., John Chrysostom and Severian of Gabala: Homilists, Exegetes and Theologians (Leuven-Paris-Bristol, CT: Peeters, 2019).
  2. Leemans, Roskam and Segers, John Chrysostom.

Translated book

  1. Viorel Ioniță, Towards the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church: the Decisions of the Pan-Orthodox Meetings since 1923 until 2009, trans. Remus Rus (Basel: Friederich Reinhardt Verlag, 2014), 13.
  2. Ioniță, Towards the Great Synod, 14.


  1. Joshua Mauldin, 30-Day Journey with Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2019), Kindle edition, 26.
  2. Mauldin, 30-Day Journey, 30.

Journal article

  1. Paul Ladouceur, “Social and Political Thought in the Russian Religious Renaissance,” Review of Ecumenical Studies 10, no. 2 (August 2018): 148.
  2. Douglas Finn, “Job and his Wife as Exemplary Figures in the Preaching of John Chrysostom,” Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum 23, no. 3 (December 2019): 480,
  3. Ladouceur, “Social and Political Thought ,” 149–50.
  4. Finn, “Job and his Wife,” 485.

Book review

  1. Roland Clark, review of Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914, by Denis Vovchenko, Review of Ecumenical Studies 10, no. 2 (August 2018).
  2. Clark, Review.

Thesis or dissertation

  1. Alexandru-Marius Crișan, “Persona e comunione nel pensiero teologico di Ioannis Zizioulas e nei documenti del Santo e grande Concilio di Creta del 2016” (PhD diss., Pontifical Oriental Institute, 2018), 245–49.
  2. Crișan, “Persona e comunione,” 250.

Website content

  1. Aurelian Iftimiu, “Patriarch Daniel: Man as a rational, relational being grows spiritually through gratitude,”, accessed January 29, 2020.
  2. Iftimiu, “Patriarch Daniel.”

Bible quotations:

Chapter and verse: Gen. 1.1-3

Bible Book Abbreviations

  • Old Testament: Gen., Exod., Lev., Num., Deut., Josh., Judg., Ruth, Sam., Kgs., Chr., Ezra, Neh., Est., Job, Ps. (plural Pss.), Prov., Eccl., Song., Isa., Jer., Lam., Ezek., Dan., Hos., Joel, Amos, Obad., Jon., Mic., Nah., Hab., Zeph., Hag., Zech., Mal.
  • New Testament: Mt., Mk., Lk., Jn, Acts, Rom., 1 Cor., 2 Cor., Gal., Eph., Phil., Col., 1 Thess., 2 Thess., 1 Tim., 2. Tim, Tit., Phlm., Heb., Jas., 1 Pet., 2 Pet., 1 Jn, 2 Jn, 3 Jn, Jude, Rev.

Language Requirements

If English or German is not your native language, make sure that your article has been proofread before you submit it.

Please make sure that you submit your paper without indicating your identity in any way in the foot-notes or in the body of the text.