ISSN (print) — 1991-640X
ISSN (online) — 2409-4692
St. Tikhon's University Review. Theology. Philosophy. Religious Studies is an academic periodical of the Department of Theology, St. Tikhon's University. It was established in 2005. The journal publishes materials within the scope of theology, history of the Christian Church, history of philosophy, religious studies. The journal also includes the section Publications, which contains scholarly editions of sources in ancient languages as well as monuments of Russian theology and history of Russian religious philosophy. Each issue of the journal includes reviews of recent research literature, both from Russia and abroad.
Since 2010, the journal has been included in the list of peer-reviewed academic periodicals of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation.
Title (in language of publication): Православного Свято-Тихоновского гуманитарного университета. Серия I: Богословие. Философия. Религиоведение.
Transliterated title: Vestnik Pravoslavnogo Sviato-Tikhonovskogo gumanitarnogo universiteta. Seriia I: Bogoslovie. Filosofiia. Religiovedenie.
Catchword title (in language of publication): Вестник ПСТГУ. Серия I: Богословие. Философия. Религиоведение.
Frequency: Till 2010 - 2 issues a year, from 2011 - 6 issues (No. 1 - March, No. 2 - May, No. 3 - July, No. 4 - September, No. 5 - November, No. 6 - December).
Language(s): Russian, English.
Peer Review type: Double-Blind.
Founder and Publisher: St. Tikhon's Orthodox University.
Sections of the Journal
- Articles on a wide range of problems in the fields of theology, history of the Early Church, history of philosophy, religious studies.
- Publications of sources.
- Reviews of recent research literature.
- Discussion on issues related to the topics of the Journal.
- Conference Notes.
Official Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Registration Agency.
Russian scientific electronic library.
Open Access Policy. Access to the electronic archive of the Journal
The Journal presents direct access to its content in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI)
definition. It means that articles have free availiability on 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 purpus, without financial, legal or technical barries other than
those inseparable from having access to the Internet itself.
Immediately after the publication of an issue of the Journal, its electronic archive is published in public domain on the official website of the Journal. The electronic archive of the Journal, which contains editorial versions of papers in PDF format, is also available after publication in the following repositories:
- Russian Science Citation Index (for registered users; the registration in the system is free);
- «Cyberleninka», Russian scientific electronic library (free for all the users; does not require registration).
Publication FeeThe Journal charges no publication fees in any forms, including those of peer-review management, manuscript processing, journal production, Open Access, online hosting and archiving.
Retraction of papers
The Journal reserves the right for the retraction of papers. The term retraction implies the withdrawal of a paper submitted to the Journal, which can take place in the in following cases:
- revealing facts of fabrication or falsification of the data presented in the paper,
- revealing borrowings that are unjustified in terms of the content and the volume.
The procedure of retraction can be implemented both during the editorial work on the paper and, if the facts listed above became known later, after the publication. In this case, the paper is retracted both from the Journal and its official website and from academic databases where the paper was uploaded. The relevant information is published in the next issue following the procedure of retraction.