Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Papers submitted for publication must conform to the following guidelines:

  1. The article is an original paper (not containing elements of plagiarism or fabrication of data), which include: research, conceptual ideas, reviews of new books/study texts in the field of Islamic studies.
  2. The paper between 20 s.d. 25 quarto pages, 18 Pt exactly-spacing, using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, 11 pt.
  3. The paper has not been previously published nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  4. The paper is sent to load (1) title, (2) the author's name (without academic degrees), (3) the institution of scientific activities carried out, (4) E-mail, (5) abstract (in Bahasa Indonesia and English), 6) the introduction, (7) discussion, (8) cover, and (9) bibliography. 
  5. Abstract written in Indonesian and English between 100-150 words, and keywords between 3-6 words in Indonesian, English or Arabic.
  6. Reference in the text using the Chicago manual of style 16th edition (full note) system (using mendeley program recommended) with the pattern of writing as follows: 
  • Book:

1Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007), 52.  (Footnote)

Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History of the Second World War, 1941–1945. New York: Knopf, 2007. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Book chapter: For four or more authors, list all of the authors in the bibliography; in the note, list only the first author, followed by et al. (“and others”).

1John D. Kelly, et al, “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War,” in Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, ed. John D. Kelly, et al. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), 77. (Footnote)

Kelly, John D, et al. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.” In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, John Marshall, Abigial Adamas, Josepgone Tey, and Mickey Spillane, 67–83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Reference for web version:

1Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders’ Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), accessed February 28, 2010, (Footnote)

Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. Accessed February 28, 2010. http:// press-pubs. uchicago. edu /founders /. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Article in a print journal:

1 Rusli, “Hermeneutical Reading of ?al?q,” Hunafa: Jurnal Studia Islamika 12, no. 2 (2015): 207 (Footnote)

Rusli, “Hermeneutical Reading of ?al?q,” Hunafa: Jurnal Studia Islamika 12, no. 2 (2015): 209–29.  (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Article in an online journal:

1Gueorgi Kossinets and Duncan J. Watts, “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network,” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 411, doi:10.1086/599247. (Footnote)

Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405–50. doi:10.1086/599247. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Article in a newspaper or popular magazine:

1Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Robert Pear, “Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote,” New York Times, February 27, 2010, http://www. (Footnote)

Stolberg, Sheryl Gay, and Robert Pear. “Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote.” New York Times, February 27, 2010. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Website: A citation to website content can often be limited to a mention in the text or in a note (“As of July 19, 2008, the McDonald’s Corporation listed on its website . . .”). If a more formal citation is desired, it may be cited as in the examples below. Because such content is subject to change, include an access date or, if available, a date that the site was last modified.

1“Google Privacy Policy,” last modified March 11, 2009, policy.html. (Footnote)

Google. “Google Privacy Policy.” Accessed July 19, 2010. policy.html. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Thesis and Dissertation:

1Hamka, “Kurikulum dan Realitas Sosial: Studi atas Pandangan Progressivisme dan Kemungkinan Aplikasinya dalam Pendidikan Islam” (Islamic State University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta, 2000), 37. (Footnote)

Hamka. “Kurikulum Dan Realitas Sosial: Studi Atas Pandangan Progressivisme Dan Kemungkinan Aplikasinya Dalam Pendidikan Islam.” Islamic State University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta, 2000. (Bibliographi/Reference)

  • Another provision of the referral/citation:

In the citation, “ibid.” still used, but not for the op. cit. or loc. cit.  In lieu op. cit. or loc cit, simply written piece author last name followed by the title of the cited references and page number.


1Ward and Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945, 53.


Author name in the bibliography written alphabetically (AZ) to the exclusion of "al" (Alif Lam ma'rifah) in Arabic author names.


Zuhayli, Wahbah al-. Al-Wasi? f? U??l al-Fiqh al-Isl?m?. Damascus: D?r al-Mustaqbah, 1986.