Author Guidelines



 Manuscripts sent to the Editor of EL-WASATHIYA will be considered for loading if they meet the following criteria:

Scientific in nature, in the form of a study of the problems of contemporary religious studies in society, original ideas, summaries of research / survey results, and reviews of books which are seen as contributing to the development of studies and thoughts on religious studies.

The submitted text is a text that has never been published in any publication or is not being requested to be published by other media.

Manuscripts are written in Indonesian / foreign languages ​​(English / Arabic) that fulfill good and correct Indonesian / foreign (English / Arabic) writing rules.

Each script is written sequentially consisting of title, author's name, institution, email address, abstract, keyword, content, and bibliography.

The title must be concise and straightforward, may include a subtitle with a maximum total of 14 syllables.

The author does not need to include an academic degree.

Abstracts are written in Arabic, Indonesian or English. Abstracts are written between 100-150 words by containing the objectives, methods and results of the study (if the text is in the form of research results); and background problems, discussion and conclusions (if the text is in the form of articles).

Keywords maximal 5 words that reflect the contents of the text.

The contents of the text consist of 7000-9000 words or 20-25 pages of A4 size paper, typed in duplicate spaces if the text is in the form of articles, and 10-15 pages for the text in the form of book reviews.

The manuscript is written using a foot note with the following conditions;

Foot note that contains the name of the author, title of book / magazine / journal, city of publication, name of publisher, year of publication (in parentheses), and page.

Examples of book excerpts:


Hans Georg Gadamer, Wahrheit und Methode: Grundzuge einer Hermeneutic philosophischen (Tubingen: J. C. B. Mohr, 1990 [print 1 1960]), p. 398.

Examples of excerpts from articles from journals / magazines


Jiah Fauziah, Phonological Features The Use of Arabic Language Elements in Communities of Surakarta Arabic Descendants, Language and Literature Journal "Adabiyyat", Vol X No 2, December 2011.

If the quotation of the foot note page is exactly the same as the previous quote, then it is sufficient to write the author's name and description of ibid.



Nurcholish Madjid, Ibid.

If the foot note quote is exactly the same as the previous quote but interspersed with other foot note quotes, the author's name is then written and the title ends with the page description.



Nurcholish Madjid, Islamic Boarding Schools: An Islamic Thought in Indonesia, p. 125.

The manuscript must include a bibliography with the following conditions:

The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by containing the name of the author, year of publication, title of book / magazine / journal, city of publication and name of publisher.



Hidayat, Komaruddin. 1996. Understanding the Language of Religion, A Hermeneutic Study. Jakarta: Paramadina.

Harto, Kasinyo. 2012. Reconstruction of Learning about Islamic Human Rights Education. In the Millah Journal of Religious Studies. Yogyakarta: Masters in Islamic Studies UII.

If the bibliography is the same author but different books, the name of the next author is simply filled with dashes along seven beats.



Abdullah, M. Amin. 2010. Islamic Studies at Higher Education. Yogyakarta: Student Library.

_______. 2002. Study of Religion, Normativity or Historism. Yogyakarta: Student Library.

Scripts are typed in the Microsoft Word program and if sent via email by attaching an attachment file).

Manuscripts that are loaded undergo editing without changing the substance.

Manuscripts that enter the editor are categorized:

Accepted without revision

Received with revision


Manuscripts that are not published, will be notified to the author via email.

Manuscripts published, to the author will be given an off-print journal of 2 copies each.