Author Guidelines

What Licence Does TheoRhēma Use?
TheoRhēma is an open-access journal. All articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

What Types of Papers Does TheoRhēma Publish?
Papers submitted for publication in TheoRhēma magazine must be original and unpublished. The following types are accepted: 
1. studies (5,000–10,000 words); 
2. research notes (2,000–4,000 words); 
3. bibliographic reviews ( 500–1,500 words). 
TheoRhēma publishes articles in Romanian, English, Hungarian and Spanish. If the language you are writing in is not your native language, ensure that your paper has been proofread before submission.

Where Do I Send My Paper?
All submissions must be sent by e-mail at

What Documents Should I Send?
The author will send two separate documents:
1. The first document will contain the paper’s title, an abstract of 100–150 words (in English), a list of five keywords or phrases (in English), and the paper’s content. Submit your paper without indicating your identity in the text’s footnotes or body.
2. The second document must contain the author’s full name, e-mail, and information about the profession and the institution to which the author belongs.

How Should I Format My Paper?
1. The actual paper should be in an editable digital format, preferably Microsoft Word. 
2. Articles must be written with Times New Roman 12 points, 1.5 line spacing. 
3. Subtitles are indicated by numbers [1, 1.1. 1.1.1., etc.]).
4. For quotations, use”…”. For a quotation within a quotation, use «…».
5. Footnotes must conform to the style indicated in Billie Jean Collins, Bob Buller, and John F. Kutsko, eds., The SBL Handbook of Style, 2nd ed. (Atlanta: SBL Press, 2014), 68–104, 117–264, supplemented with information provided at
6. When using words or phrases in Greek or Hebrew, it is recommended to use a Unicode font (Galatia SIL, SBL Hebrew, SBL Greek, or Cardo). The rest of the ancient languages ​​will be transliterated (see SBL Handbook of Style, 55–67).

What Are the Criteria for Book Reviews?
The following criteria must be observed for the publication of bibliographic reviews: 
1. the reviewed book must not be older than two years; 
2. it must be specific to the journal;
3. the review must contain a short and objective description of the book’s content, followed by an evaluation of the positive and negative aspects in the specific context of the research area. It is suggested that 50% of the review be focused on critical appraisals. 
4. The bibliographic reference follows the SBL style. Information on the number of pages (Arabic and Roman), ISBN, and price is also included. E.g.: Peckham, John C. Divine Attributes: Knowing the Covenantal God of Scripture. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2021. xii + 322 pp. ISBN 978-1-5409-6125-9. 29.99 USD.