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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

The Journal of Comparative Madhahib and Thought, published two times a year since 2021, is a peer-reviewed journal and furnishes an international scholarly forum for research on Comparative Madhahib, Law, and Islamic Thought. Taking an expansive view of the subject, the journal brings together all disciplinary perspectives. It publishes peer-reviewed articles on the historical, cultural, social, philosophical, political, anthropological, literary, artistic and other aspects of Comparative Madhahib, Law, and Islamic Thought in all times and places. By promoting an understanding of the richly variegated Comparative Madhahib, Law, and Islamic Thought in both thought and practice and in its cultural and social contexts, the journal aims to become one of the leading platforms in the world for new findings and discussions of all fields of Islamic studies.

The journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines. Articles should be original and unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals. All submitted papers are subject to review of the editors, editorial board, and blind reviewers. Submissions that violate our guidelines on formatting or length will be rejected without review.

Articles should be written in English and Bahasa Indonesia  between approximately 6.000-8.500 words, including text, all tables, and figures, notes, references, and appendices intended for publication. All submissions must include 150 words abstract and five keywords. JCMT accepts only electronic submissions. Therefore, authors must log in before submitting their articles. 

All notes must appear in the text as citations. In a matter of bibliographical style, Journal of Comparative Madhahib and Thought follows the Turabian style. Please click here to log in.
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