Theology and Religious Studies

Comparative Theology

Journal Goals

The main goal s of comparative theology, Journal include theological issues and philosophical Subjects and answer the doubts and questions which have been created through schools and cultural invasions and they are subject to the young people. It is necessary to review and study the believing issues which the society requires them. By these studies more addressed should be called and the scientists can relate and cause to approach the different religions with monotheism subjects. comparative theology support the rights of users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles.

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“A Journal devoted to Religious Studies in Turkey”

Cumhuriyet Ilahiyat Dergisi = Cumhuriyet Theology Journal

ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®) no. 3897088

EBSCO PID: 22392

Founded in 1996 as Cumhuriyet Universitesi Ilahiyat Fakultesi Dergisi

Cumhuriyet Theology Journal provides articles written by qualified specialists in the area of Islamic Studies.

Scope: Arts and Humanities/Religion/Islamic Studies/Comparative Religious Studies

Scope: Social and Behavioral Sciences/ Theology and Ethics

It continues to publish compelling original research articles that contribute to the development of scholarly understanding and interpretation in the history and philosophy of religious thought in all traditions and periods – including the areas of Islamic Studies.

The language of Journal is Turkish (with an abstract, summary, and bibliography in English). Furthermore, two issues are published in a year (15 June-15 December).

This journal uses double-blind peer review. Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers. There are at least three reviewers for the total number of articles in each issue. In addition, all articles are checked by means of a program in order to confirm they are not published before and avoid plagiarism.

We publish an English title, an abstract (at least 150 words), keywords (at least 5 concepts), a summary (at least 750 words), and a bibliography prepared in Chicago Manual of Style for each article.


SAUIFD is a peer-reviewed Journal published by Sakarya University Faculty of Theology twice a year as June and December. The Journal aims to contribute religious, theological, and social studies by publishing original academic works meeting international scientific criteria. The Journal publishes articles in Turkish, English, and Arabic.

The Scope of the Journal:
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 and Middle East Studies will be published in SAUIFD.