This journal is not accepting submissions at this time.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice or Microsoft Word file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

Axis Mundi is seeking submissions for articles and book reviews on any aspect of religion, especially in the following areas:

  • History 
  • Religious studies theory
  • Philosophy 
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Anthropology

 Each submission will be subject to a peer-review process. Axis Mundi is an open access student journal. There is no charge for readers and there are no publication charges for authors.

Copyright Notice

Axis Mundi  requires authors to publish their work under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA) license. This license lets others remix, adapt, and build upon the author's work non-commercially, as long as they credit the author and license their new creations under the identical terms. A description of the Creative Commons licences can be found here:

General Format

Submissions should be in either Times or Times New Roman with a 12pt. font and double spaced.

  • All citations should be according to the latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style
  • All pages must be numbered consecutively. 
  • Article must have a title page on which is written author name, affiliation, title of paper, and date
  • Aside from the title page, there must be no identifying information contained in the body of the article
  • Abstracts must not be longer than 250 words and clearly contain the scope and conclusion of the article
  • Files must be submitted in Microsoft Word or Open Office only
  • Journal articles should be no more than 7,000 words and book reviews no more than 2000.


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