Journal of Ilahiyat Researches

Journal of Ilahiyat Researches is a scientific, open access, online-only periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is official publication of the Atatürk University Faculty of Theology and published biannually in June, and December. The publication language of the journal is Turkish, English, and Arabic

Journal of Ilahiyat Researches aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level in theology. The journal publishes original articles, and book review that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The scope of the journal includes but not limited to Basic Islamic Sciences, Philosophy and Religious Studies, and Islamic History and Arts.
The target audience of the journal consists of scientists doing research in the fields of theology, amateur and professional workers, and all people who are interested in this field.

Journal of Ilahiyat Researches is currently indexed in Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM TR Dizin, Index Islamicus, EBSCO, ATLA Religion Database (ATLA), MLA, Proquest, Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD), Scientific Indexing Services (SIS), Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals (MIAR), Eurasian Scientific Journal Index (ESJI), J-GATE, OpenAire, Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI), Journal Abstracting and Indexing (ROOT Index), Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL), EuroPub, ERIH Plus, Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek -Electronic Journals Library (EZB), Scholar Article Impact Factor (SAIF), Worldcat, Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) and Systematic Impact Factor (SIF).

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

All expenses of the journal are covered by the Atatürk University Faculty of Theology. Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Open Access Statement
Journal of Ilahiyat Researches is an open access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at Authors retain the copyright of their published work in the Journal of Ilahiyat Researches. The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC-BY-NC-ND) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share the material for only non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work. Adaptation and modification of the material is not permitted.

From January 2022 onwards, content is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. The journal’s back content was published under a traditional copyright license however the archive is available for free access.

Editor: Reyhan KELEŞ
Address:  Department of Turkish Islamic Literature, Atatürk University, Faculty of Theology, Erzurum, Turkey
E-mail:  [email protected]

Publisher: Atatürk University
Address: Atatürk University, Yakutiye, Erzurum, Turkey

Publishing Service: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Cad., 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail: [email protected]


EISSN 2602-3946