Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Arumbae is an academic journal published by Graduate Program of UKIM (Indonesia Christian University in the Moluccas) twice a year: December and June. This journal is a peer-reviewed journal. It welcomes current original research on theological and religious studies with interdisciplinary perspectives.

Arumbae is a Moluccas sea transportation. It depicts notions of working together, recognition of autonomy, and connectivity among people to share and run life together.

Arumbae will focus on research of Theology and Religious studies in relation to nationalism context. Study of theology includes Biblical Hermeneutics, Systematical Theology, Contextual Theology, Theology of Pastoral, Missiology, Empirical-Practical Theology, and Church History. Religious studies relates to Historical, Sociological, Anthropological, Psychological Approaches of Religions, and Comparative Study of Religions. Nationalism covers issues on Pluralism, Multiculturalism, Politics, Law in relation to issues of nationalism.

Arumbae: Jurnal Ilmiah Teologi dan Studi Agama, has been accredited with the Fourth Ranking (SINTA 4) as national scientific journal by Ministry of Research and Technology/ National Research and Innovation Agency. The information can be seen in the link: https://sinta.kemdikbud.go.id/journals/profile/9923#!



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript is first reviewed by the editors and must be free from plagiarism contents. The maximum limit of similarity is 20%. The submitted manuscript will be evaluated, whether it is suitable for our focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw.

At least two peer-reviewers will review every submitted paper. Reviewers are unaware of the authors' identity, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double-blind review method). Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references. Reviewers' comments are then sent to the corresponding author for necessary actions and responses. The suggested decision will be evaluated in an editorial board meeting. Afterward, the editor will send the final decision to the corresponding author.


Publication Frequency

Arumbae: Jurnal Teologgi dan Studi Agama is a Journal published online biannually in December and June.


Open Access Policy

This journal is an open-access journal that provides immediate, worldwide, barrier-free access to the full text of all published articles without charging readers or their institutions for access. Readers have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of all articles in the ARUMBAE: Jurnal Ilmiah Teologi dan Studi Agama. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.