About Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies


RUMELI

Journal of Islamic Studies

ISSN: 2564-7903


Owner

Trakya Üniversiteler Birliği, İlahiyat Fakülteleri Adına

Prof. Dr. Cevdet Kılıç, University of Trakya, Faculty of Theology


Editor

Dr. Feim GASHİ, University of Kırklareli, Faculty of Theology


Yardımcı Editörler / Co-Editors

Dr. Mustafa Şentürk, University of Trakya, Faculty of Theology

Dr. Abdullah Taha İmamoğlu, University of Trakya, Faculty of Theology

As. Enes Eryılmaz, University of Kırklareli, Faculty of Theology

As. Mehmet Bilal Yamak, University of Kırklareli, Faculty of Theology

Dr. Yakup Bıyıkoğlu, University of Namık Kemal, Faculty of Theology

Dr. Ümit Eker, University of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart, Faculty of Theology


Responsible Manager

Dr. İlir Rruga, University of Trakya, Faculty of Theology



Field Editors

Dr. Feim Gashi        feimgashi@klu.edu.tr

As. Mehmet Bilal Yamak        bilalyamak@klu.edu.tr

As. Enes Eryılmaz     enes.eryilmaz@klu.edu.tr



Publisher

Trakya Üniversitesi, İlahiyat Fakültesi, Balkan Yerleşkesi, 22030, Edirne, TÜRKİYE



 Emblem Design

Dr. Ömer Kasım Kahya


Graphic Design

Dr. Ilir Rruga

Trakya Üniversitesi, İlahiyat Fakültesi


Adress

Trakya Üniversitesi İlahiyat Fakültesi Balkan Yerleşkesi 22030 Edirne - TÜRKİYE

Tel. 0 284 235 68 99           Fax 0 284 235 08 87

e-mail: rumelislam@trakya.edu.tr

 Website: https://rumeli.trakya.edu.tr/   --  https://dergipark.org.tr/rumeli
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rumeli.islamicstudies.3  -- twitter: rumeliislam@rumeliislam


Place of Publication

Trakya Üniversitesi Matbaası

Teknik Bilimler, MYO, Sarayiçi Yerleşkesi, EDİRNE

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Rumeli İslam is a peer-reviewed Journal published by Trakya University Faculty of Theology twice a year as April and October. 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, Arabic and Balkan Languages (as Albanian, Bosnian….).

All articles sent to Rumeli İslam are subject to the double-blind peer-review process.

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.

History of Ottomans, History of Balkans etc.

 

Focus and Scope

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

Scope: Social and Behavioral Sciences/ Theology and Ethics

Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies has been a central forum for scholars of religion since its founding in 1996 (e-Journal in 2004).

It continues to publish compelling original research that contributes 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, Judaic Studies, Christianity, Comparative Religious Studies, Theology and Ethics. 

Journal language was Turkish (with an abstract and summary in English). Furthermore, two issue are published in a year (June-December). 

This journal uses double-blind review fulfilled by at least two reviewers. In addition, all articles are checked by means of a program in order to confirm they are not published before and avoid plagiarism.

Peer Review Process

1.       Submissions to Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies should be original articles evaluating previous studies in the field and should produce new and worthwhile ideas and perspectives. 

2.       An article to be published in Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies should not have been previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers presented at a conference or symposium may be accepted for publication if this is clearly indicated.

3.       This journal uses double-blind review fulfilled by at least two reviewers (Double-blind peer review: Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers.) In addition, all articles are checked by means of a program in order to confirm they are not published before and avoid plagiarism

4.        Type of peer review: Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are hidden from each other, throughout the review process.  Referee names are kept strictly confidential. Referee identities may only be disclosed to journal Editorial Board members, who are also instructed to maintain confidentiality. He authors and reviewers are responsible to show their efforts to conceal the identities from being known to each other. This involves the authors, and reviewers (who upload documents as part of their review) checking to see if the following steps have been taken with regard to the text and the file properties: The authors of the document have deleted their names from the text, with "Author" and year used in the references and footnotes, instead of the authors' name, article title, etc. With Microsoft Office documents, author identification should also be removed from the properties for the file.

5.       The review process: Section Editor is assigned to handle the editorial process by Editors. Submission is typically sent to two reviewers for evaluation. Then, Section Editor works with two reports, and submit a unified report to the author(s). Article in order to be accepted to the journal must take a positive evaluation from two referees. When necessary, the third referee or the advisory committee may be asked to contribute to the evaluation process.

6.       Length of Review Process: The publication process of the accepted work lasts 2-8 months from the date of receipt.

7.       Plagiarism policy: Plagiarism is defined to present a portion or all the work of others as their own. Duplication or self-plagiarism is the reuse of a portion or all of the work in another article without citing the original work. 

Open Access Policy

1.       Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies is Open Access according to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition. By this we mean that the journal's articles have "free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself."

2.       This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research free available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

3.       Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder. OA is entirely compatible with peer review, and all the major OA initiatives for scientific and scholarly literature insist on its importance. 

4.       The base URL for our repository:  https://dergipark.org.tr/rumeli  -- https://rumeli.trakya.edu.tr/

5.       Every research article published in Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies is immediately accessible to everyone, at no charge. 

Plagiarism Policy

CrossCheck is a multi-publisher initiative to screen published and submitted content for originality.  Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies  uses the iThenticate software to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts. Wherever you see the “Cross Check Deposited” or “Cross Check Depositor” logos, you can be reassured that the publisher whose content you are reading is committed to actively combating plagiarism and publishing original research. View Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies’ plagiarism policy here. To find out more about CrossCheck visit http://www.crossref.org/crosscheck.html iThenticate is the leading provider of professional plagiarism detection and prevention technology used worldwide by scholarly publishers and research institutions to ensure the originality of written work before publication. iThenticate helps editors, authors and researchers prevent misconduct by comparing manuscripts against its database of over 50 billion web pages and 130 million content items, including 40 million works from 590 scholarly publisher participants of Cross Check, a service offered by Cross Ref and powered by iThenticate software. iThenticate is developed by Turnitin, the leader in plagiarism and originality checking for educational institutions worldwide.

Editorial Principles

Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal published twice (April and October) a year by Trakya University, Faculty of Theology, Edirne/Turkey

1.       In this journal publishes academic essays that produced in the fields below: Basic Islamic Sciences: Tafsir, Kalam, Hadith, Islamic Law, History of Islamic Sects, Sufism, Arabic Language and Literature.

2.       Philosophy and Religious Sciences: Philosophy of Islam, Philosophy of Religion, Psychology of Religion, Sociology of Religion, Religious Education, History of Religions, History of Philosophy, Logic. Islamic History and Arts: History of Islam, History of Islamic Arts, Turkish Islamic Literature, Religious Music.

3.       Submissions to Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies should be original articles evaluating previous studies in the field and should produce new and worthwhile ideas and perspectives. 

4.       An article to be published in Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies should not have been previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere. Papers presented at a conference or symposium may be accepted for publication if this is clearly indicated.

5.       The language of Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies is Turkish as spoken in Turkey. However, each issue may include articles in English, Arabic or in Balkan Languages (as Albanian, Bosnian etc.) as long as the number of these do not exceed one-third of the total number of articles in the issue.

6.       Articles submitted to Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies are first reviewed by the Editorial Board in terms of the journal's publishing principles. Those found unsuitable are returned to their authors for revision. Academic objectivity and scientific quality are considered of paramount importance. Submissions found suitable are referred to two referees working in relevant fields. The names of the referees are kept confidential and referee reports are archived for five years. If one of the referee reports is positive and the other negative, the article may be forwarded to a third referee for further assessment or alternatively, the Editorial Board may make a final decision based on the nature of the two reports. The authors are responsible for revising their articles in line with the criticism and suggestions made by the referees and the Editorial Board. If they disagree with any issues, they may make an objection by providing clearly-stated reasons. Submissions which are not accepted for publication are not returned to their authors.

7.       This journal uses double-blind review fulfilled by at least two reviewers. In addition, all articles are checked by means of a program in order to confirm they are not published before and avoid plagiarism.

8.       This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research free available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

9.       Each issue is forwarded to libraries and international indexing institutions within one month after its publication.

10.    The royalty rights of the articles accepted for publication are considered transferred to Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies.

11.    Authors have full responsibility for the views expressed in their articles and for their stylistic preferences. 

12.    Quotations from other articles are permitted as long as they are fully referenced and cited.

13.    Title of the article: The title should suit the content and express it in the best way, and should be written in bold letters. The title should not consist of more than 10-12 words.

14.    Manuscripts must be submitted to the editor via e-mail (translations with their original texts, pictures, drawings and tables) containing the text in Microsoft Word (2007 - 2016).

15.    The article (including appendix of pictures, drawings, maps etc.) should not be longer than thirty (30) pages (Times New Roman 12, interspaces 1,5, margins 2,5).

16.    Turkish abstracts for English and non-Turkish articles, English abstracts for Turkish articles, should be submitted English in 150 words. Turkish and English keywords 7 (seven pieces) also should be submitted.

17.    Footnotes, should Times New Roman 10, interspaces 1, justified and spelled.

18.    The title of the articles should be given in Turkish and English. Subtitles shouldn’t be numbered automatically; it should be typed manually.

19.    Around 150-words abstract of the articles and English translation of the abstract should be submitted for the Turkish articles. Turkish and English abstracts should be submitted for foreign language articles.

20.    There should be Keywords consisting of five both in Turkish and English.

21.    Original title of a translated article and its bibliographic information should be stated with a footnote attached to the main title. In order the translated article to be published in the Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies, the translator has to submit the document showing the permission received from the author or the publisher.

22.    Editor has got the right to do minor changes in terms of spelling etc. Spelling book of the Turkish Language Council should be the main reference for spelling and punctuation unless there are special situations of the article.

23.    Author should be consistent in using diacritical letters and words with transcripts.

24.    If the dates of death are to be included, they should be as follows: (d. 425/1033)

25.    Each article should include a “bibliography” at the end.

26.    Abstracts of articles are also published in the web site of the journal:
https://rumeli.trakya.edu.tr/ and http://dergipark.org.tr/ web sites accessible by the international academic community.

27.    Section Titles: The article may contain main and sub-titles to enable a smoother flow of information. The main titles should be fully capitalized while the sub-titles should have only their first letters capitalized and should be written in bold characters. The sub-titles should be followed by a colon and the text should continue in the same line following the colon.

 

Manuscript Style

NOTES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY

Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies requires writers to use the ISNAD system Style “notes and bibliography” system of referencing: https://www.isnadsistemi.org/en/

Language of Publication

1.        The language of Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies is Turkish as spoken in Turkey.

2.       However, each issue may include articles in English, Arabic or in Balkan Languages (as Albanian, Bosnian etc.) as long as the number of these do not exceed one-third of the total number of articles in the issue.

Review of Articles

1.       Articles submitted to Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies are first reviewed by the Editorial Board in terms of the journal's publishing principles.

2.       Those found unsuitable are returned to their authors for revision.

3.       Academic objectivity and scientific quality are considered of paramount importance.

4.       Submissions found suitable are referred to two referees working in relevant fields.

5.       The names of the referees are kept confidential and referee reports are archived for five years.

6.       If one of the referee reports is positive and the other negative, the article may be forwarded to a third referee for further assessment or alternatively, the Editorial Board may make a final decision based on the nature of the two reports.

7.       The authors are responsible for revising their articles in line with the criticism and suggestions made by the referees and the Editorial Board. If they disagree with any issues, they may make an objection by providing clearly-stated reasons.

8.       Submissions which are not accepted for publication are not returned to their authors.

 

Submission or processing charges

Rumeli Journal of Islamic Studies does not charge any article submission, processing charges, and printing charge from the authors.

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