Author Guidelines

The body text is written in A4 size paper (21 x 29.7 cm) with margins format top 3 cm; left 3 cm; right 2.5 cm; and bottom 2.5 cm. With the letters Times New Roman, 12 pt, with 1.5 space between the sentences. Each new paragraph starts with 1 TAB (1.27 cm). There are no extra spaces between paragraphs. The manuscript writing follows the IMRAD Method (Introduction, Method, Result and Discussion). The citation used is in the form of footnotes. Reference management applications such as Mendeley, Zotero, etc is required both in writing footnotes and bibliography. Writing Format used at SANCTUM DOMINE: Journal of Theology is Turabian 8th edition.

Title: The article’s title stated clearly, avoid abbreviations or acronyms, and written less than 20 words. Every word begins with a capital letter, except for conjunctions.

Author Identity: The author's name is written in full (not abbreviated) without a title. The author's affiliation is written under the author's name, including the name of the institution and city. Under Affiliate institutions, the author writes an active email address. If a manuscript is written by more than one author, the identity of the next author is written under the identity of the first author with the same component as the first author.

Abstract: An abstract is a brief review of the reasons for the study, the approach or method chosen, the important results of the study, and the main conclusions. The abstract becomes the most important thing to move readers, editors and reviewers to be interested in reading further and evaluating the article. It contains the main problem and/or research objectives, and shows the approach or method used to solve it, and presents important findings, conclusions, and implications of the research results. If article is written in Bahasa Indonesia, the abstract should be written in both English and Bahasa Indonesia. For articles in English, abstracts are not required in Indonesian. Abstract are presented in one paragraph with a total of 100-250 words.

Keywords: consists of 3-8 words or phrases and separated by semicolon (;)

Introduction: The introduction contains a description of problems to be solved, research questions, as well as the research objectives written in the form of a hypothesis statement. This section also contains background and development of the previous researches or theories are also outlined in the introduction to compare with current research so that the comparison between previous theories or research results with current or expected conditions can be seen.

Research Methodology: The research methodology contains a description of what the author has done to answer the research question. The choice of research methods, both quantitative and qualitative, depends on the final goal to be achieved. For quantitative methods, things that need to be explained are respondents, samples, measuring instruments, and research procedures. For qualitative methods, there are no measuring instruments, only respondents, samples, and research procedures. Apart from these two methods, there is also a quantitative-qualitative joint method. The research procedure explains the ways and stages to conduct the research.

Result and Discussion: This section contains data and explanations of the research findings found. Presentation of research results can be built by comparing opinions, views, or research findings that already exist, either contradictory or in accordance with the results of the research conducted. If the research results are presented in the form of illustrations (tables, pictures, photographs, or diagrams), they should be presented as in the following examples. If the research results are presented in the form of illustrations (tables, pictures, photographs, or diagrams), they should be presented as guided in the journal’s template.

Conclusions: The conclusion contains the answers to the hypothesis and/or research objectives conducted, or is a description of the obtained findings. By reading the conclusions, the reader will get a summary of important contributions from the results of the research and its implications. Conclusions do not need to be made by presenting numbers or items. Suggestions present proposals or things that will be done related to the ideas of the research findings.

Bibliography: The bibliography contains the literature that are the references in the text. The bibliography must contain references that come from primary sources (scientific journals and a minimum of 80% of the total bibliography) published in the last 10 (ten) years. Each article contains at least 15 (fifteen) references. References are arranged alphabetically with single spacing and additional spaces between references.

Bibliography Example

Indriati, Etty. “Prolog: Plagiarisme Fenomena Universal?” In Strategi Hindari Plagiarisme, edited by Etty Indriati, 2. Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2016.

Lukman et al. Pedoman Publikasi Ilmiah 2019. Jakarta: Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi, 2019.

Siregar, Ameilia Zuliyanti, Nurliana Harahap. Strategi Dan Teknik Penulisan Karya Tulis Ilmiah Dan Publikasi. Yogyakarta: Deepublish, 2019.