Open Access Policy

AUC: AJRS offers "open access” to published literature according with Creative Commons license (CC BY). AJRS provides free access on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

So AUC: AJRS provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Open access enables authors to reach a much broader audience, which has the potential to increase the impact of their research. The online issues are available for free, without any charge to download or print each article. See

Instructions for Authors

Authors are encouraged to send brief and insightful articles useful to Christian leaders. The article of about 2000 to 3000 words in APA Style should contain the following:

  • Full title of the article

  • Name of the author with designation

  • Abstract (150 words)

  • Subsections

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Bionote, including ORCID (100 words)

  • In-Text Citation (A few descriptive footnotes may be present)

Sample article is found here

  • The authors are required to make sure that no plagiarism is involved.

  • Inclusive language is obligatory, except in rare circumstances, like quotations.

  • The tone of the articles should be humanising, empowering and enabling.

The authors may submit the article by email (auc[at]papalseminry.in0 or at this form

Editorial Policies

Journal Policy

AUC: AJRS is an international and interdisciplinary journal that accepts for publication reviewed original papers, short communications, reviews and conference proceedings on a broad range of topics of interest for Religion, Theology, Spirituality and Culture. Each article undergoes double-blind peer review.

There are no article processing charges (APC) or article submission charge.

The authors are not given any remuneration for their article.

Editorial Policy

The views and opinions expressed in the articles in the AJRS are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the editorial board or the publisher. Though inspired by our Christian vision, this journal is open to all creed, religion and groups.

Peer Review Process

The editorial board is composed of national and renowned researchers. They are responsible for assessing the quality of the submissions in their relevant areas of expertise. Every published article has been blind reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers.

Editing Policy

The editorial board of AUC: AJRS reserves the right to make editorial changes to the article to ensure the work is suitable for publication. However substantive changes being made only after the author is consulted. Normally, the final copy of the article will be sent to the author for approval.

Author's Permission

The author(s) grants to AUC: AJRS the rights to reproduce their articles on the Internet site and in print form along with submitted images. The copyright of the article rests with the author(s). They have the publishing rights of their articles.

Ethics and Malpractices

AUC: AJRS takes utmost pain to preserve the intellectual integrity of all the articles published in our volume.

The author(s) acknowledged that the work is its own original work, and in no way infringes the rights of other (e.g., paraphrasing). Statements belonging to another person than the author(s) should be fully referenced. The author(s) is responsible for obtaining permission to use images by other persons. All published article has been screened for plagiarism using Plagiarism software.

AUC: AJRS upholds the publication ethics and publication malpractice statement of PsychOpen.

Aim and Scope

AJRS has the following aims and objectives:

  • To provide intellectually stimulating and spiritually empowering articles to Christians leaders.

  • To promote dialogue and respect between religions and cultures

  • To facilitate meaningful interpretations of the Christian vision to contemporary situations

  • To reflect on contemporary problems and challenges and offers pastorally enriching solutions based on Bible, Teaching of the Church and other wisdom traditions.

  • To initiate a spirituality that is humanising and a religion that is enabling.

  • To discern God in the fellow human beings and in other religious (or cultural) traditions.

In keeping with these aims, the scope of the articles cover the following areas:

  • Religion

  • Theology

  • Philosophy

  • Spirituality

  • Sacred Scriptures

  • Wisdom Traditions

  • Peace Studies

  • Contemporary Problems

  • Humanities

  • Social Sciences

  • Science-Religion Dialogue

  • Etc.