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Submission Guidelines

Article 1 (Purpose)

The purpose of this guideline is to establish the necessary objectives for the submission process of the ‘The Asian Journal of Religion and Society’ published by the ‘Korean Association for the Sociology of Religion’.


Article 2 (Manuscript Content)

The manuscript content should be limited to topics related to the social sciences, should not be either published in or submitted for review in any other journal.


Article 3 (Manuscript submission)

  1. This journal is published twice a year, on the 10th day of January and on the 10th day of July. So the submission deadline date is set to the end of November and May.

  2. Submissions should be sent via e-mail.(to the editing committee)

  3. With the manuscript, personal information should be included, written on a separate piece of paper. (*Should include: a. Thesis title, name, institution/position, contact information (Office/home address, phone number), e-mail address, academic interest etc.)

  4. The submitted manuscript should follow the guidelines that the ‘Korean Association for the Sociology of Religion’ has provided concerning the abstract, references etc. if not followed, the manuscript will be returned without exceptions.


    Article 4 (Manuscript Preparation)

    1. The manuscript should follow the ‘Manuscript Format’. (Next part).

    2. Manuscripts submitted to the journal will be overviewed by the committee, and if the review board requests additional revision the applicant must accept it or supply a viable response.

    3. If the review board deems the manuscript to be unqualified or if there is no response to the request for additional revision, the committee can decline the publication of the manuscript.

    4. The review board will decide on the process and the result of whether the manuscript will be accepted for publication through thorough deliberation with the examiners.


    Article 5 (Publication of the Manuscript)

    1. The full version of the manuscripts that have received final acceptance to the journal will be posted on the internet homepage of the ‘Korean Association for the Sociology of Religion’, as well as the journal (‘The Asian Journal of Religion and Society’).

    2. The copyright of the manuscript is also owned by the ‘Korean Association for the Sociology of Religion’.


Manuscript Format

I. Structure

1. Length

The total word of paper should be 7000-10,000 words including abstract and footnotes. If the page number is more than 10,000 words, the length of the paper can be adjusted by the editor(s) of the journal in the process of edition.

2. Style

Font: Times New Roman (mainly)

Size: body 12p, footnote 10p, and quotation 10p,

Space: double spaces

Margin:  left and right are 3cm, top is 2cm, bottom is 1.5cm.

(introduction and conclusion are 1.5cm)

The article should be submitted in MS Word (.doc or .docx) or hwp file. The pdf file is not allowed.

3. Language

English is the official language of the journal, but any language is also permitted. In case of any other language than English, it has to be written along with English in a bracket at first time.

4. Content

The paper ought to be compounded with title, abstract (150-200 words), five or six keywords, body, footnote, reference, (diagram, picture, and index).

5. Personal Information

Name of author needs to be under the title. The affiliation and contact numbers (email and phone number) are at the first footnote.  If required of the word ‘thanksgiving’ or/and the expression of funding details, those may be at the first footnote as well.

6. Quotation Style

The quotation style of the journal follows the style of Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition): author-date version. Please see, http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/16/ch13/ch13_toc.html

 II. Figures and Tables.

1. Tables and figures should include serial numbers, and the tables should be labeled with ‘< >’ brackets, and the artwork with ‘[ ]’ brackets.

2. The title for the tables should be on the top of the table, and the title for the figures on the bottom of the figure.

3. The tables and figures should be perfectly assorted and drawn by the author for it to be finely printed

4. If there are additional signs, or diagrams included in the tables and figures, the parts should be included inside the tables and figures and be included in the manuscript itself.

III. Footnotes and References

1. Footnotes.

Footnotes should be used limitedly and briefly. They should be numbered in the text consecutively using superscript Arabic numerals.

2. References.

All references cited in the text must be listed in the "References" section, and vice versa. It is the author's responsibility to ensure that publication information for each entry is complete and correct. References should be double-spaced and should appear in the same style and sized font as the rest of the text. They should be listed in alphabetical order by first authors’ last names. Include first names and surnames for all authors; use first-name initials only if an author used initials in the original publication.


Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (last name not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher: Publisher’s Name.


Arum, Richard and Josipa Roksa. 2011. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Journal articles

Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (last name not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication (italicized) Volume Number (Issue Number): Page numbers.


Horvat, Erin M., Elliot B. Weininger, and Annette Lareau. 2003. "From Social Ties to Social Capital: Class Differences in the Relations Between Schools and Parent Networks." American Educational Research Journal 40(2): 319-351.

Internet resources follow the same pattern and the URL and date of access are included.


Schafer, Daniel W., and Fred L. Ramsey. 2003. “Teaching the Craft of Data Analysis.” Journal of Statistics Education 11(1):30-59. Retrieved December 12, 2006 (http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v11n1/schafer.html).