New, Emergent, or Alternative Expressions of African Christianity
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Call for papers on New, Emergent, or Alternative Expressions of African Christianity, a special edition of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions.
A special edition of Nova Religio will be dedicated to the theme of the changing nature of African Christianity. English-language articles of original research are invited on any expression of African Christianity that may be defined as new, emergent, or alternative. Submissions are invited across disciplines.
The guest editor of this edition of Nova Religio is Dr. Joel E. Tishken. He may be contacted at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper submissions via email will be due to Dr. Tishken by April 1, 2008.
The preferred length of articles is around 8,000 words including endnotes. The maximum length for a submitted paper can be 10,000 words including endnotes.
Submission of photographs or other graphics is encouraged when they can substantively enhance an article.
Accepted manuscripts must follow the Chicago Manual of Style (14th ed., rev., sections 15.1 to 15.426) and should be submitted according to these style guidelines. All references should be in endnotes, numbered throughout the manuscript with the auto-numbering feature of the word processing program.
The paper should be sent via email saved in a MS Word or rich text format file. Photographs should be sent as jpg files.
If the paper is accepted for publication, the editors reserve the right to edit for length and clarity, with the agreement of the author. The editors also reserve the right to edit for usage and style.
Each paper submitted will be subjected to peer review. Authors of papers accepted for publication will receive 10 offprints and two free copies of the issue in which the article appears.
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