Information For Authors

If you have registered, and selected 'Author' in your profile:

Are you interested in submitting to RTR? Authors need to register with the site prior to submitting, or, if already registered, you can simply log in and begin the five-step process. If you are already registered as a 'reader', login and change your profile to be an 'author' as well (the tick box is under your address info). Once logged in, click 'User Home', and click the 'new submission' link on the main page.


RTR publishes articles in the fields of Exegetical, Biblical, Systematic, Historical and Pastoral Theology, and Philosophy and Ethics. Articles for submission must be of a standard equivalent to that for post-graduate studies, showing originality or approaching a topic from a fresh perspective. RTR is a peer reviewed journal, and is included in the Register of Refereed Journals of the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training. Articles should be a minimum of 6,000 words excluding footnotes and bibliographical data, and a maximum of 10,000 words including footnotes and bibliographical data. Shorter and Longer book reviews are approximately 300 and 700 words respectively.

Article and Review format

Style and submission requirements can be found on the submission page.

Submission procedure

Follow the 5 step procedure on the submission page. Please upload your submission in Microsoft Word format (docx). This is step two. For documents with special fonts, illustrations or other complex formatting, please also upload a PDF (this is step four, 'uploading a supplementary file'. Our layout editor will read any special fonts in the PDF, and transpose them into the fonts used by our printers. Please make sure that you are not infringing copyright when embedding fonts. Please provide an abstract, and details of your qualifications and current academic or ministry position. This is step three. You will be notified by email within two months of whether your submission has been successful. Thank you for your interest in the Reformed Theological Review.