Dear authors!

We ask you to pay attention to the fact that the materials sent to the editorial office of the journal must be prepared in accordance with the requirements for publication in Russian Scientific Journals and the Scientific Electronic Library (project “Russian Science Citation Index”).

The Editorial Board accepts for consideration articles of no more than 40,000 characters. The standard volume of the article is 20,000 characters. Articles ranging from 20,000 to 40,000 characters accepted for review after prior approval. Articles written by undergraduate and postgraduate students ought to be no more than 20,000 characters.

Articles are accepted in Russian or English. The article should be written in strict accordance with the norms of the Russian or English languages, in compliance with the rules of spelling, punctuation, grammar and stylistics. An article containing spelling, punctuation, grammatical and stylistic violations is not accepted for review. The spelling of religious concepts, names of denominations and religious organizations must comply with the general spelling standards adopted in written scientific speech.

The font of the main text is Times New Roman, the size is 14 points (the size of notes is 10 points), the line spacing is single. To highlight selected terms, foreign words, etc., the use of bold or italics is allowed. If it is necessary to use special fonts (Sanskrit, etc.), an appropriate font base is provided. Text files are accepted by the editors in RTF only.

The file is named after a title of an article; if the title is too long, than the first 5 or 6 words of the title are used (for example: Interreligious Dialogue and Cultural Accommodation.rtf).

All articles are checked by members of the editorial board for plagiarism and duplication, using the systems: Anti-plagiarism.vuz and Plagiarisma

Articles published previously (in print or electronic form) are not accepted. All articles undergo double blind peer review.

The name of the fund or organization, with financial support from which the publication was prepared, is indicated in the section: “Acknowledgment”.

Links are made in square brackets. A transliterated bibliographic list in Latin is attached to the text of the article. Notes (explanations, comments of the author, etc.) are drawn up in the form of endnotes numbered in Arabic numerals.

Information about the author must be presented in Russian and English and contain full name, academic degree, academic rank (or position), affiliation (place of employment, full postal address of the organization, postal code), and e-mail. This information should be presented in a separate file, not in the text of the article. This responds to the rules of double blind peer review.

In case of specifying several places of employment, it is necessary to mark (e.g. in bold) the place that will be indicated as the affiliation.

The author’s photo is also attached to the article, which should be a portrait image stylistically close to the documentary photo. The format of the photo is jpg, the resolution is at least 300 dpi.

Compulsory files can be accompanied by illustrations (photographs of objects, tables, graphs, etc.). The format of the illustration is jpg, the resolution is at least 300 dpi. Illustrations are numbered by the author in the order of their location in the text of the article. At the end of the article there is a numbered list of illustrations (with titles).

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Detailed rules for writing articles with samples can be downloaded here:

Article Submission Guidelines