Author Guidelines

Paradigma Journal is a journal that contains scientific studies on Science, Religion and Culture, presenting scientific articles, both research results and literature reviews.Scientific Studies on Science : an interdisciplinary research area that seeks to situate scientific expertise in broad social, historical, and philosophical contexts. Religious Studies : an academic field devoted to research into religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing systematic, historically based, and cross-cultural perspectives. Cultural Studies : an interdisciplinary research on the formation of knowledge, power, and difference. It traces the relationships among aesthetic, anthropological, and political economic aspects of cultural production and reproduction.


All papers submitted to the journal should be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The official language of the manuscript to be published in Paradigma Journal is English.


  1. General Author Guidelines


All manuscripts must be submitted to Paradigma Editorial Office by Online Submission at E-Journal portal address:, where author register as Author and/or offered as Reviewer by online. If authors have any problems on the online submission, please contact Editorial Office at the following email:


The following documents should accompany the manuscripts submitted by online through online submission interface (as supplementary files):


Signed Copyright Transfer Agreement (CTA) form originally (scan the document after signed) download

A covering letter outlines the basic findings of the paper and their significance.

Three types of manuscripts are acceptable for publication: Original Research Articles, Review Articles, and Short Communication.


  1. Manuscript Template


The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines in the pdf article template: Format DOC download 



  1. Reviewing of manuscripts


Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within three months of the submission date.


  1. Revision of manuscripts


Manuscripts sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. Revised manuscripts can be sent to editorial office through the Online Submission Interface ( The revised manuscripts returned later than three months will be considered as new submissions.


  1. Editorial Office of Paradigma Journal


All correspondences should be sent to the following Editorial Office:


Purnama Putra (Editor-in-Chief)


Editorial Office of Paradigma Journal. Jl. Cut Meutia No. 83, Margahayu, Bekasi Timur, Bekasi, Jawa Barat 17113 » Tel / fax : (021) 8802015 / (021) 8801192, Email:


  1. Structure of the manuscripts


Title. The title should be brief, short, clear, and informative which reflect the article content. The length of the title maximum 14 words. Each word of the title should be started with a capitalized letter.

Author’s names and institutions. The author’s names should be accompanied by the author’s institutions, affiliation address and email addresses, without any academic titles and/or job title.

Abstract. The abstract should be concise and cover: research objectives, method, results, and conclusion. The abstract length should be between 150-250 words.

Keywords. should be 2 to 5 phrases.

Introduction. The introduction describes a brief background of the novelty, state of the arts, and objective (s). It should be written efficiently and supported by references. It should be written without numbers and/or pointers.

Literature Review. This section explains the theoretical framework that used in this research, a review of the previous research in the area.

Methods. This section describes the tools of analysis along with the data and their sources.

Result and Discussion. This section explains the results of the study. Data should be presented in Tables or Figures when feasible. There should be no duplication of data in Tables and Figures. The discussion should be consistent and should interpret the results clearly and concisely, and their significance, supported by the suitable literature. The discussion should show relevance between the result and the field of investigation and/or hypotheses. The discussion also should compare the result with previous research.

Conclusions. This section concludes and provides policy implications, if any, of the study.

Acknowledgment (if any) to the person(s) or institution(s) who help the experiment should be stated.

References. This section lists only the papers, books, or other types of publications referred to in the manuscript. References should be the last 10-year publication with minimum 80% of the journal. References should be listed alphabetically by the author(s) last name(s) and the year of publication. We suggest authors to use reference management software like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc., to prepare citations and the list of references.

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (USD)

Fast-Track Review: 0.00 (USD)

Article Publication: 0.00 (USD)