Journal for Christian Theological Research

About This Journal

Our International Standard Serials Number (ISSN) is 1087-1624 and our Library of Congress catalog number is BR118.J68.


The JCTR is indexed by the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) religion indexing service. The Journal is also indexed in Religious and Theological Abstracts. We participate in the Directory of Open Access Journals.

Editorial History

Keith H. Reeves, Azusa Pacific University, Founding Editor
Bryan H. Stone, Boston University, volumes 5-7
Alan G. Padgett, Luther Seminary, volumes 7-12

Citing JCTR Articles

After volume 6 (2001), articles in the Journal should be cited in the standard manner, by volume and page number. Volumes are now paginated consecutively throughout the entire year for each issue. For earlier volumes (1-6), paragraph numbers should be used instead of page numbers for ease of reference. Page numbers are not included in these earlier volumes.

Copyright Statement

The materials in this journal are copyrighted. The name and logo are copyrighted by the Journal for Christian Theological Research. The articles are copyrighted by the individual authors. The authors are free to publish their respective articles in other venues should they desire to do so. The author should notify the editor of the JCTR and should include a statement that the article first appeared in the JCTR. Individuals and institutions may reproduce these articles on demand. All copies made for whatever purpose must include the author's name, the date of publication, and the notice that the article first appeared in the Journal for Christian Theological Research.