Aim and Scope


Dini Arastırmalar seeks to promote quality studies in the fields of religious studies and divinity. The journal, furthermore, goals to provide an avenue for scholars and researchers to publish and discuss their academic works relevant to Philosophy of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Psychology of Religion, History of Religions and Religious Education.

Dini Arastırmalar serves to convey of scientific knowledge to a huge audience interested in religious studies particularly academicians and students in the field of divinity by publishing research articles, translations, case reports, book and symposium reviews on religious studies, as well as divinity.


Religious Studies/ Theology and Ethics/ Arts and Humanities/ Social and Behavioral Sciences

An article submitted for publication in Dini Arastırmalar should be an original research paper that is based upon a research and filling a gap in its subject matter.

Dini Arastırmalarpublishes articles that approach the fundamental problems of religious studies from a scientific perspective and propose solutions to these issues.

Evaluation of the Articles Sent for Publication

1. The articles sent for publication in Dini Arastirmalar are first examined by the Editorial Board of the journal in accordance with the submission guidelines. Academic objectivity and scientific quality are the most significant criteria in the process of assessment of articles. The articles found publishable by the Editorial Board are sent for evaluation of two referees known for their academic reputation in their respective areas. Names of the referees are kept confidential and the judges’ reports are stored for five years. If one of the two judges approves and another disapproves the article’s publication, the article is sent to a third judge or alternatively the Editorial Board may feel confident to make a final decision by analyzing judges’ reports. The authors should pay attention to the suggestions and correction advice of the judges and Editorial Board. If an author does not share the views of the judges or the Editorial Board, he/she may object to decision so long as present a report on the points where he/she does not agree. Articles that are not accepted for publication are not handed back to their authors.

2. Accuracy of facts and all opinions expressed in the articles are the responsibility of the authors, not of the journal or its editor. It may be cited from articles and photos by giving references.