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Religion, Spirituality, and Family Life

Special Issue: Religion, Spirituality, and Family Life


Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Joanne E. Roberts, Dr. Jeremy R. Rhodes Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 March 2014

You may send your manuscript now or up until the deadline.

Submitted papers should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to send us their tentative title and short abstract to the Editorial Office ( for approval.

This Special Issue will be fully open access. Open access (unlimited and free access by readers) increases publicity and promotes more frequent citations, as indicated by several studies. Open access is supported by the authors and their institutes.

More information is available at

The Article Processing Charges (APC) are 300 CHF for well prepared manuscripts. In addition, a fee of 250 CHF may apply if English editing or extensive revisions must be undertaken by the Editorial Office.

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Please visit the website of Instructions for Authors before submitting a paper at

Manuscripts should be submitted through the online manuscript submission and editorial system at

Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is an international, open access scholarly journal publishing peer-reviewed studies of religious thought and practice. It is available online to promote critical, hermeneutical, historical, and constructive conversations.

It aims to serve the interests of a wide range of thoughtful readers and academic scholars of religion, as well as theologians, philosophers, social scientists, anthropologists, psychologists, neuroscientists and others interested in the multidisciplinary study of religions.

MDPI publishes several peer-reviewed, open access journals listed at The Editorial Board members, including several Nobel Laureates (, are all leading active scholars. All MDPI journals maintain rapid, yet rigorous, peer- review, manuscript handling and editorial processes. MDPI journals have increased their impact factors, see “2012 Newly Released Impact Factors”,

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