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Guidelines for Contributors
Religious Education, the journal of the Religious Education Association: An Association of Professors, Practitioners, and Researchers in Religious Education, offers a forum for exploring religious identity, formation, and education in faith communities, academic disciplines and institutions, and public life and the global community
Articles consider education in houses of worship, schools, informal programs, and institutions of higher learning involving adults, youth, children, and families. Topics addressed include educational theory, theology, and education; tradition and trends; policy and practice; models and methods; moral values and character education; sacred texts; and spiritual, cultural and social issues in education. Religious Education seeks original compositions in the following three areas:
Articles – Research, scholarship, and insights from practice relating to the intersection of religion and education.
Forum – Essays in response to articles published within the journal.
Critique – Essays and shorter reviews
of significant new titles in books, media, and curricula.
Manuscripts should be typed and double-spaced
on 8 ½ x 11-inch white paper on one side of each page. A 100-word
abstract should accompany each manuscript. Manuscripts and abstracts
should be sent to Jack Seymour, Religous Education, Garrett-Evangelical
Theological Seminary, 2121 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60201; phone
(847) 866-3900; email: email@example.com.
Please submit three hard copies of manuscript and abstract and a
copy of the abstract on disk. Manuscripts that have already been
published or are under review for publication elsewhere will not
Journal article, one author:
Book, one author:
Explanatory notes should be avoided whenever possible by incorporating their content into the text. Essential footnotes should follow the guidelines in sections 16.17, 15.27-34, and 15-41-43 of The Chicago Manual of Style.
Tables and figures should be numbered and referred to in the text. Illustrations must be in crisp black and white.
Authors should use gender-inclusive language.
Cover Sheet and Author Identification
Authors of published articles are given permission to photocopy their own article and subsequently to reprint or publish their articles without royalty charges, provided acknowledgement of original publication in Religious Education is given.
Religious Education does not pay for
articles; however, three copies of the issue in which the article
appears will be sent to the author.
Information for Subscribers
Articles are indexed in Religious Index One; Periodicals; Education Index; Religious and Theological Abstracts; Index to Jewish Periodicals; Psychological Abstracts, Psyc Info; and Current Contents. Issues are also available on microfilm from University Microfilms, P. O. Box 1346, Ann Arbor, MI, 48106. For information on subscription fees and membership in the Religious Education Association contact:Taylor and Francis
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