Editorial Principles

Scholarly Content
Journal of Analytic Divinity, contains original scholarly material. Except for editorial papers, all published articles are under a double-blind peer review process.

Aims and Scope

-JAD publishes research articles that will contribute to the field in the fields of Basic Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Islamic Arts and History.
-The aim of JAD is to contribute to the national and international increase and sharing of knowledge in this field by publishing original research articles in Turkish, Arabic and English on Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies and Islamic History-Arts.
-Journal of Analytic Divinity is a peer-reviewed Journal published twice a year as June and December.
Subject Area
-Social Sciences: Religious Studies, Cultural Studies
Basic Islamic Sciences
The Quran, Hadith, Exegesis, Islamic Jurisprudence, Kalam, History of Islamic Sects, Sufism, and Arabic Language and Literature;
Philosophy and Religious Sciences:
Islamic Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Logic, Psychology of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Education of Religion, and History of Religions;
Islamic History and Arts:
Islamic History, History of Islamic Arts, Turkish-Islamic Literature, and Religious Music.
In addition to the basic study fields mentioned above, articles regarding Ottoman Studies, National Culture, History and Middle East Studies will be published in JAD
-The Quran, Hadith, Exegesis, Islamic Jurisprudence, Kalam, History of Islamic Sects, Sufism, and Arabic Language and Literature, Islamic Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Logic, Psychology of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Education of Religion, and History of Religions, Islamic History, History of Islamic Arts, Turkish-Islamic Literature, and Religious Music, Ottoman Studies, National Culture, History and Middle East Studies.
- Journal of Analytic Divinity accepts articles and academic publications, which study Turkish Divinity’s experience with regard to Turkish culture, and history and cultural values of Islam. The journal aims to pave the way for related academic and scientific studies.
The Language(s) that the full text is published in:
• Primarily Language: Turkish
• Secondary Language: English
• Tertiary Language: Arabic

Manuscripts Submissions
Submitted articles must be in accordance with the purpose and scope of the journal. Manuscripts that are original, unpublished, and not in the process of evaluation in another journal, whose content and submission have been approved by each author, are accepted for evaluation.

The academic level of the published papers is appropriate to academicians, researchers, graduate students, and related academic institutions and organizations.

Article Processing Charge
The publication of articles and the execution of article processes in the journal are free of charge. No processing fee or submission fee is charged under any other names (editorial processing charges, language editing fees, colour charges, submission fees, page charges, membership fees, print subscription costs, other supplementary charges). As part of its publication policies, JAD does not accept sponsorship or advertisements.

Originality of Manuscripts
JAD does not want to publish material that has already appeared in full elsewhere. But we sometimes accept articles that have already appeared in foreign language journals.

Model of Peer Review
Double-blind peer review: After plagiarism control, eligible articles are evaluated by the editor-in-chief for originality, methodology, importance of the subject covered, and compatibility with the scope of the journal. The editor ensures that the manuscripts go through a fair double-blind review and, if the article conforms to the formal principles, it submits the incoming article for the evaluation of at least two referees from the country and/or abroad. Editors mediate all interactions between reviewers and authors.
Days between submission & last decision: Average 60 Days / 8 Weeks

The Best Practice of COPE
Publisher is committed to the highest standards in publishing ethics. JAD accepts the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Check for Plagiarism
JAD routinely screens article submissions for Plagiarism. The studies submitted for review are checked for plagiarism using the Turnitin software. The similarity rate is expected to be less than 20 %. The main measure of similarity is that the author complies with the citation and citation rules. Even though the similarity rate is 1%, if the citation and citation are not duly made, plagiarism may still be in question. In this respect, citation and citation rules should be known and carefully applied by the author: www.isnadsistemi.org
All submitted manuscripts to the journal are scanned for similarity via Turnitin to prevent plagiarism. Plagiarism, duplication, false authorship/denied authorship, research/data fabrication, article slicing, slicing, copyright infringement and concealment of conflict of interest are considered unethical behaviors. All articles that do not comply with accepted ethical standards are removed from the publication. This includes articles with possible irregularities and inconsistencies detected after publication.

Correction, Retraction, Expression of Concern
The editor should consider publishing correction if minor errors that do not effect the results, interpretations, and conclusions of the published paper are detected. The editor should consider retraction if major errors and/or misconduction that invalidate results and conclusions are detected.
The editor should consider issuing an expression of concern if there is evidence of research or publication misconduct by the authors; there is evidence that the findings are not reliable and institutions of the authors do not investigate the case or the possible investigation seems to be unfair or nonconclusive. The guidelines of COPE and ICJME are taken into consideration regarding correction, retractions, or expression of concern.

Record of all peer-review process records
Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over the scholarly record extremely seriously. JAD records all peer-review process records.

Citation Style
JAD requires writers to use the ISNAD Citation Style. In the field of science, ISNAD footnote or in-text system, whichever is widely used, can be preferred.

Abstract and Keywords

Submitted manuscripts should contain 200-300-word abstracts and 5-8 keywords To facilitate electronic search.

Authorship and Contributorship
After a manuscript is submitted to the Journal, the name of any of the authors cannot be deleted from the list of authors without the written consent of all authors, a new name cannot be added as an author, and the order of authors cannot be changed.

Contribution Rate Statement

In the manuscript, the contribution rate statement of the researchers, support and acknowledgment statements, if any, and conflict of interest statement should be stated.

Publication of research that involve human subjects (i.e., surveys and interviews)
JAD adopts the "Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors" and "Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers" of the Publication Ethics Committee (COPE) in order to create ethical assurance in scientific periodicals. In this context, the following points should be followed in the manuscripts submitted to the journal:
• For research conducted in all branches of science that requires ethics committee approval (ethics committee approval should be obtained, this approval should be stated and documented in the article.
• In research that requires ethics committee permission, information about the permission (name of the committee, date, and number) is in the method section, and also on one of the first/last pages of the article; In case of reports, information about signing the informed consent/consent form should be included in the article.

Editorial oversight and processing concerning special issues
A special issue can be published in the journal once a year upon the request of the Editorial Board. All articles published in the special and supplementary issues are under a double-blind peer review process.

Access to the full text
JAD is open access journal. Readers can access to the full text of the journal without requiring registration.

·  JAD accepts the Open Access Journal Policy for expanding and flourishing of knowledge.

·  Adress: Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversity, Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Esenboga Campus, Cubuk/Ankara