Journal of Islamic Review - İslam Tetkikleri Dergisi is the publication of Research and Application Center of Islamic Studies of Istanbul University. It is an open access, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal published biannually in March and September. The journal was founded in 1953. Manuscripts submitted for publication should be in Turkish, English or Arabic.

The Journal of Islamic Review, is a double-blinded peer-reviewed journal that includes national and international scientific studies that apply disciplinary, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary methods in the field of Islamic sciences such as Major Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Sciences, and Islamic History and Arts.

The journal publishes research papers, research notes, book reviews, symposium promotions and manuscripts. Articles submitted to the Journal of Islamic Studies are evaluated according to the double blind review system.

Brief History

With the closure of İstanbul Dârulfünun (University) Faculty of Theology in 1933, the Institute of Islamic Studies, established within the Faculty of Literature, was closed down in 1941, and it was reopened again in 1953 with its Director Zeki Velidi Togan and Deputy Director Fuat Sezgin. The Institute, whose name was changed to Research Center in 1982, became affiliated to the rectorate of Istanbul University in 2018. In addition to all its activities both as an Institute and as a Center, the institution continued to publish a peer-reviewed scientific journal within its body.

Nine volumes and fourteen issues were published with the name of "Journal of the Institute of Islamic Studies" between 1953 and 1982 and the "Journal of Islamic Studies" between 1982 and 1995. The Journal of Islamic Studies, which will be published again as of March 2020, aims to publish studies in the field of Islamic Sciences and to present them to researchers.

The deadline for the March 2020 issue is February 1, 2020 and applications will be received at https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/iuislamtd. For contact and detailed information islamtetkikleri@istanbul.edu.tr can be used.
Editor
Dr. Osman Sacid Arı, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Co Editor
Prof. Ahmet Hamdi Furat, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Turkey

Editorial Management Board Member
Prof. Mürteza Bedir, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Prof. Mehmet Cüneyt Kaya, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Prof. Ahmet Hamdi Furat, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Nilüfer Kalkan Yorulmaz, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Halil İbrahim Hançabay, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Section Editor
Prof. Ahmet Hamdi Furat, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Halil İbrahim Hançabay, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Tuba Yıldız, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Nilüfer Kalkan Yorulmaz, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Language Editor
Lecturer Elizabeth Mary Earl, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Lecturer Alan James Newson, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Book Review Editor
Assist. Prof. Tuba Yıldız, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Editorial Assistant
Res. Assist. Amine Çelik, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Res. Assist. Fatma Nur Şener, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Res. Assist. Ahmet Faruk Şener, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Res. Assist. Muhammed Taha Kara, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Editorial Board Member
Prof. Ahmet Hamdi Furat, İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul, Turkey
Prof. Mürteza Bedir, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Prof. Mehmet Cüneyt Kaya, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Nilüfer Kalkan Yorulmaz, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Halil İbrahim Hançabay, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Ahmet Alibasic, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia-And-Herzegovina
Dr. Andreas Georke, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United-Kingdom
Dr. Hasan Umut, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Dr. Hüseyin Şen, Islamic Research and Education Institute, Den-Haag, Netherlands
Prof. İbrahim Kafi Dönmez, İstanbul 29 Mayıs Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Jun Akiba, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Mahmut Kaya, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Prof. Mehmet Akif Aydın, İstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Kalaycı, Ankara Üniversitesi, Ankara, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Mohammad Jaber Thalgi, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan
Assist. Prof. Mustafa Macit Karagözoğlu, Marmara Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Prof. Teruaki Moriyama, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
Dr. Usaame El Azami, University of Oxford, Oxford, United-Kingdom

The Journal of Islamic Review is an international ve open access scientific journal published by the Research and Application Center of Islamic Studies of Istanbul University twice a year in March and September.

Journal of Islamic Review aims to contribute to the accumulation of knowledge in the field of Islamic sciences by the publishing scientific articals at the national and international level.

The Journal of Islamic Review, is a double-blinded peer-reviewed journal that includes national and international scientific studies that apply disciplinary, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary methods in the field of Islamic sciences such as Major Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Sciences, and Islamic History and Arts.

The journal publishes research papers, research notes, book reviews, symposium promotions and manuscripts.   Articles submitted to the Journal of Islamic Studies are evaluated according to the double blind review system.

No fee is requested from the authors for the submissions, evaluations and publishing.     

The deadline for the March 2020 issue is February 1, 2020 and applications will be received at https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/iuislamtd. For contact and detailed information islamtetkikleri@istanbul.edu.tr can be used.


TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM TR Dizin

DOAJ

The journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and pays regard to Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) on https://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines-new/principles-transparency-and-best-practice-scholarly-publishing

The subjects covered in the manuscripts submitted to the Journal for publication must be in accordance with the aim and scope of the Journal. Only those manuscripts approved by every individual author and that were not published before in or sent to another journal, are accepted for evaluation.

Changing the name of an author (omission, addition or order) in papers submitted to the Journal requires written permission of all declared authors.

Plagiarism, duplication, fraud authorship/denied authorship, research/data fabrication, salami slicing/salami publication, breaching of copyrights, prevailing conflict of interest are unethical behaviors. All manuscripts not in accordance with the accepted ethical standards will be removed from the publication. This also contains any possible malpractice discovered after the publication.

Plagiarism
Submitted manuscripts that pass preliminary control are scanned for plagiarism using iThenticate software. If plagiarism/self-plagiarism will be found authors will be informed. Editors may resubmit manuscript for similarity check at any peer-review or production stage if required. High similarity scores may lead to rejection of a manuscript before and even after acceptance. Depending on the type of article and the percentage of similarity score taken from each article, the overall similarity score is generally expected to be less than 15 or 20%.

Double Blind Peer-Review
After plagiarism check, the eligible ones are evaluated by the editors-in-chief for their originality, methodology, the importance of the subject covered and compliance with the journal scope. The editor provides a fair double-blind peer review of the submitted articles and hands over the papers matching the formal rules to at least two national/international referees for evaluation and gives green light for publication upon modification by the authors in accordance with the referees’ claims.


The journal is an open access journal and all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Except for commercial purposes, users are allowed to read, download, copy, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

The open access articles in the journal are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Istanbul University. Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. There is no article processing charges or submission fees for any submitted or accepted articles.

Authors publishing with the journal retain the copyright to their work licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC 4.0) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) and grant the Publisher non-exclusive commercial right to publish the work. CC BY-NC 4.0 license permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Journal of Islamic Review - İslam Tetkikleri Dergisi is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and pays regard to Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing published by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) on https://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines-new/principles-transparency-and-best-practice-scholarly-publishing

All parties involved in the publishing process (Editors, Reviewers, Authors and Publishers) are expected to agree on the following ethical principles.

All submissions must be original, unpublished (including as full text in conference proceedings), and not under the review of any other publication synchronously. Each manuscript is reviewed by one of the editors and at least two referees under double-blind peer review process. Plagiarism, duplication, fraud authorship/denied authorship, research/data fabrication, salami slicing/salami publication, breaching of copyrights, prevailing conflict of interest are unnethical behaviors.

All manuscripts not in accordance with the accepted ethical standards will be removed from the publication. This also contains any possible malpractice discovered after the publication. In accordance with the code of conduct we will report any cases of suspected plagiarism or duplicate publishing.

The journal adheres to the highest standards in research ethics and follows the principles of international research ethics as defined below. The authors are responsible for the compliance of the manuscripts with the ethical rules.

  • Principles of integrity, quality and transparency should be sustained in designing the research, reviewing the design and conducting the research.
  • The research team and participants should be fully informed about the aim, methods, possible uses and requirements of the research and risks of participation in research.
  • The confidentiality of the information provided by the research participants and the confidentiality of the respondents should be ensured. The research should be designed to protect the autonomy and dignity of the participants.
  • Research participants should participate in the research voluntarily, not under any coercion.
  • Any possible harm to participants must be avoided. The research should be planned in such a way that the participants are not at risk.
  • The independence of research must be clear; and any conflict of interest or must be disclosed.
  • In experimental studies with human subjects, written informed consent of the participants who decide to participate in the research must be obtained. In the case of children and those under wardship or with confirmed insanity, legal custodian’s assent must be obtained.
  • If the study is to be carried out in any institution or organization, approval must be obtained from this institution or organization.
  • In studies with human subject, it must be noted in the method’s section of the manuscript that the informed consent of the participants and ethics committee approval from the institution where the study has been conducted have been obtained.

It is authors’ responsibility to ensure that the article is in accordance with scientific and ethical standards and rules. And authors must ensure that submitted work is original. They must certify that the manuscript has not previously been published elsewhere or is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere, in any language. Applicable copyright laws and conventions must be followed. Copyright material (e.g. tables, figures or extensive quotations) must be reproduced only with appropriate permission and acknowledgement. Any work or words of other authors, contributors, or sources must be appropriately credited and referenced.

All the authors of a submitted manuscript must have direct scientific and academic contribution to the manuscript. The author(s) of the original research articles is defined as a person who is significantly involved in “conceptualization and design of the study”, “collecting the data”, “analyzing the data”, “writing the manuscript”, “reviewing the manuscript with a critical perspective” and “planning/conducting the study of the manuscript and/or revising it”. Fund raising, data collection or supervision of the research group are not sufficient roles to be accepted as an author. The author(s) must meet all these criteria described above. The order of names in the author list of an article must be a co-decision and it must be indicated in the Copyright Agreement Form. The individuals who do not meet the authorship criteria but contributed to the study must take place in the acknowledgement section. Individuals providing technical support, assisting writing, providing a general support, providing material or financial support are examples to be indicated in acknowledgement section.

All authors must disclose all issues concerning financial relationship, conflict of interest, and competing interest that may potentially influence the results of the research or scientific judgment.

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published paper, it is the author’s obligation to promptly cooperate with the Editor to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

Editor-in-Chief evaluates manuscripts for their scientific content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. He/She provides a fair double-blind peer review of the submitted articles for publication and ensures that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing.

Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication. He/She must publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.

Editor-in-Chief does not allow any conflicts of interest between the authors, editors and reviewers. Only he has the full authority to assign a reviewer and is responsible for final decision for publication of the manuscripts in the Journal.

Reviewers must have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Their judgments must be objective.

Reviewers must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the editor if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.

A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the topic of a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

The editor informs the reviewers that the manuscripts are confidential information and that this is a privileged interaction. The reviewers and editorial board cannot discuss the manuscripts with other persons. The anonymity of the referees must be ensured. In particular situations, the editor may share the review of one reviewer with other reviewers to clarify a particular point.

Only those manuscripts approved by its every individual author and that were not published before in or sent to another journal, are accepted for evaluation.

Submitted manuscripts that pass preliminary control are scanned for plagiarism using iThenticate software. After plagiarism check, the eligible ones are evaluated by editor-in-chief for their originality, methodology, the importance of the subject covered and compliance with the journal scope.

The editor hands over the papers matching the formal rules to at least two national/international referees for double-blind peer review evaluation and gives green light for publication upon modification by the authors in accordance with the referees’ claims.

Editor-in-Chief evaluates manuscripts for their scientific content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors. He/She provides a fair double-blind peer review of the submitted articles for publication and ensures that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential before publishing.

Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the contents and overall quality of the publication. He/She must publish errata pages or make corrections when needed.

Editor-in-Chief does not allow any conflicts of interest between the authors, editors and reviewers. Only he has the full authority to assign a reviewer and is responsible for final decision for publication of the manuscripts in the Journal.

Reviewers must have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders. Their judgments must be objective.

Reviewers must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the editor if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.

A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the topic of a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

The editor informs the reviewers that the manuscripts are confidential information and that this is a privileged interaction. The reviewers and editorial board cannot discuss the manuscripts with other persons. The anonymity of the referees must be ensured. In particular situations, the editor may share the review of one reviewer with other reviewers to clarify a particular point.


Only those manuscripts approved by its every individual author and that were not published before in or sent to another journal, are accepted for evaluation.

Submitted manuscripts that pass preliminary control are scanned for plagiarism using iThenticate software. After plagiarism check, the eligible ones are evaluated by Editor-in-Chief for their originality, methodology, the importance of the subject covered and compliance with the journal scope.  Editor-in-Chief evaluates manuscripts for their scientific content without regard to ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religious belief or political philosophy of the authors and ensures a fair double-blind peer review of the selected manuscripts.

The selected manuscripts are sent to at least two national/international referees for evaluation and publication decision is given by Editor-in-Chief upon modification by the authors in accordance with the referees’ claims.

Editor-in-Chief does not allow any conflicts of interest between the authors, editors and reviewers and is responsible for final decision for publication of the manuscripts in the Journal.

Reviewers’ judgments must be objective. Reviewers’ comments on the following aspects are expected while conducting the review.

-    Does the manuscript contain new and significant information?

-    Does the abstract clearly and accurately describe the content of the manuscript?

-    Is the problem significant and concisely stated?

-    Are the methods described comprehensively?

-    Are the interpretations and consclusions justified by the results?

-    Is adequate references made to other Works in the field?

-    Is the language acceptable?

Reviewers must ensure that all the information related to submitted manuscripts is kept as confidential and must report to the editor if they are aware of copyright infringement and plagiarism on the author’s side.

A reviewer who feels unqualified to review the topic of a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

The editor informs the reviewers that the manuscripts are confidential information and that this is a privileged interaction. The reviewers and editorial board cannot discuss the manuscripts with other persons. The anonymity of the referees is important.


Language

The language of the journal is both Turkish, English and Arabic.

Manuscript Organization and Submission

All correspondence will be sent to the first-named author unless otherwise specified. Manuscpript is to be submitted online via https://dergipark.gov.tr/login that can be accessed at https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/iuislamtd and it must be accompanied by a Title Page specifying the article category (i.e. research article, review etc.) and including information about the manuscript (see the Submission Checklist) and cover letter to the editor. Manuscripts should be prepared in Microsoft Word 2003 and upper versions. In addition, Copyright Agreement Form that has to be signed by all authors must be submitted.

1. Manuscripts should be prepared using the Article Template. Due to double blind peer review, manuscript file must not include any information about the author.

2. The abstract must be between 150–250 words and written as one paragraph. Please ensure that abstract reads well and is grammatically correct.

3. Underneath the abstract, 5 keywords that inform the reader about the content of the study should be specified.

4. The manuscripts should contain mainly these components: title, abstract and keywords; sections, references, tables and figures.

5. A title page including author information must be submitted together with the manuscript. The title page is to include fully descriptive title of the manuscript and, affiliation, title, e-mail address, ORCID, postal address, phone, mobile phone and fax number of the author(s) (see The Submission Checklist).

6. References should be prepared as ISNAD 2th edition.

Research Article: Original research articles report substantial and original scientific results within the journal scope. Original research articles are comprised of Abstract, Key Words, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion, References and Figures, Tables and Graphics. The abstract must be structured as in below. The abstract must be followed by Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusions.

Abstract: The abstracts in the language of the article and in English must be between 150- 250 words and structured as follows: aim, method, results, and conclusions.

Aim - the primary purpose of the article;

Method - data sources, design of the study, participants, interventions, and main outcome measures;

Results - key findings;

Conclusions - Conclusions derived from the study should be stated.

Keywords

Introduction: This section must contain a clear statement of the general and specific objectives as well as the hypotheses which the work is designed to test. It should also give a brief account of the reported literature. The last sentence should clearly state the primary and secondary purposes of the article. Only, the actual references related with the issues have to be indicated and data or findings related with the current study must not be included in this section.

Methods: This section must contain explicit, concise descriptions of all procedures, materials and methods (i.e. data sources, participants, scales, interviews/reviews, basic measurements, applications, statistical methods) used in the investigation to enable the reader to judge their accuracy, reproducibility, etc. This section should include the known findings at the beginning of the study and the findings during the study must be reported in results section.

Results: The results should be presented in logical sequence in the text, tables, and figures, giving the main or most important findings first. The all the data in the tables or figures should not be repeated in the text; only the most important observations must be emphasized or summarized.

Discussion: The findings of the study, the findings and results which support or do not support the hypothesis of the study should be discussed, results should be compared and contrasted with findings of other studies in the literature and the different findings from other studies should be explained. The new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that follow from them should be emphasized. The data or other information given in the Introduction or the Results section should not be repeated in detail.

Conclusions: Conclusions derived from the study should be stated. For experimental studies, it is useful to begin the discussion by summarizing briefly the main findings, then explore possible mechanisms or explanations for these findings, compare and contrast the results with other relevant studies, state the limitations of the study, and explore the implications of the findings for future research and practice. The conclusions should be linked with the goals of the study but unqualified statements and conclusions not adequately supported by the data should be avoided. New hypotheses should be stated when warranted, but should be labeled clearly as such.

Figures, Tables and Graphics: Figures, Tables and Graphics should be numbered in Arabic numerals in the text. The places of the figures, tables and graphics should be signed in the text.

Review Article: Reviews prepared by authors who have extensive knowledge on a particular field and whose scientific background has been translated into a high volume of publications with a high citation potential are welcomed. These authors may even be invited by the journal. Reviews should describe, discuss, and evaluate the current level of knowledge of practice and should guide future studies. Review article should contain title, abstract and keywords; body text with sections, and references.

Journal of Islamic Review - İslam Tetkikleri Dergisi complies with ISNAD style 2th Edition for referencing and quoting. For more information: https://www.isnadsistemi.org/en/

Accuracy of citation is the author’s responsibility. All references should be cited in text. Reference list must be in alphabetical order. Type references in the style shown below.

Ensure that the following items are present:

Cover letter to the editor

  • The category of the manuscript
  • Confirming that “the paper is not under consideration for publication in another journal”.
  • Including disclosure of any commercial or financial involvement.
  • Confirming that last control for fluent English was done.
  • Confirming that journal policies detailed in Information for Authors have been reviewed.
  • Confirming that the references cited in the text and listed in the references section are in line with ISNAD 2.

Copyright Agreement Form

● Permission of previous published material if used in the present manuscript

Title page

  • The category of the manuscript
  • The title of the manuscript
  • All authors’ names and affiliations (institution, faculty/department, city, country), e-mail addresses
  • Corresponding author’s email address, full postal address, telephone and fax number
  • ORCIDs of all authors.
  • Grant support (if exists)
  • Conflict of interest (if exists)
  • Acknowledgement (if exists)

Main Manuscript Document

Important: Please avoid mentioning the author(s) names in the manuscript

  • The title of the manuscript
  • Abstract (150-250 words)
  • Key words: 5 words
  • Body text sections
  • Grant support (if exists)
  • Conflict of interest (if exists)
  • Acknowledgement (if exists)
  • References
  • All tables, illustrations (figures) (including title, explanation, captions)



INFORMATION


E-ISSN2717-6967
PeriodBiannually

METRICS


9
6
82
82

CONTACT


Editor-in-Chief Name: Ahmet Hamdi Furat E-mail: islamtetkikleri@istanbul.edu.tr

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