The Journal of Islamic Faith and Practice is an annual double-blind peer-reviewed open access online academic and interdisciplinary journal published by Indiana University and sponsored by the Islamic Seminary Foundation – the governing body of The Islamic Seminary of America (TISA). Produced annually, this journal commits itself to promoting academic and professional research about recent developments in American Muslim communities. In doing so, the Journal aims to provide a platform for scholars, students, and researchers to exchange their latest findings from varied disciplines. Therefore, one of the key aims of the Journal is to foster dialogue between academics, researchers, community leaders, chaplains and students regarding Islamic faith and how it is practiced in America.
Call for Papers: Islam and Cross-Cultural Competency
The Journal invites colleagues to submit articles for publication that combine intellectual rigor with community engagement. The Journal aims to provide a platform for scholars, students, and researchers to exchange their latest findings from different areas and fields. One of the key aims of the Journal is to foster dialogue between academics, researchers, community leaders, and students regarding Islamic faith and how it is practiced in America. To this end, successful proposals will reflect theoretical and methodological sophistication and engagement with existing scholarship, while also being accessible to non-specialists.
This third edition of the Journal of Islamic Faith and Practice will discuss and analyze Islam and Cross-Cultural Competency. The aim of this volume is to synthesize and advance both theoretical and empirical research about Islam and cultural competency within various disciplines including education, sociology, political science, healthcare, psychology, bioethics, ecology, social service, the arts and other relevant areas. Colleagues interested in publishing the proceedings of a conference and book reviews are also welcomed.
The Journal is a refereed periodical that is published once a year usually in March. The timeline for peer review and publication is in the range of 5-6 months.
This third edition, in focusing on Islam and Cross-Cultural Competency will, inshallah, include the following:
Papers should focus on how Islam relates to key cross-cultural issues facing Muslims, such as the areas listed below. We are also open to other topics that fit within the primary theme of this volume.
The Journal of Islamic Faith and Practice Invites :
Assembly of the Manuscript :
Standard research papers should be 7,000-10,000 words in length or longer if approved by the editor. The article should be in Microsoft Word format. All submissions must conform to the Journal guidelines: original, unpublished research; double-spaced and single-sided; and conform to the Chicago Style. A manuscript contains many parts: Title of the paper with an abstract and 3-5 keywords, text of the paper, references, footnotes, tables, figures, and appendices. Not all papers have all elements. However, if they do, this is the order in which they should be arranged.
Submission of Manuscript :
Submissions are accepted via e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful proposals will be invited to present their papers to the Journal of Islamic Faith and Practice track at the Islamic Seminary Foundation’s annual Shura at Yale University in March 2020.
Subscription Information :
The Journal of Islamic Faith and Practice has access to the subscription of e-journals for individuals and libraries. If you are interested, please contact us at email@example.com
Dr. Zainab Alwani, Howard University