Submission Guidelines

The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning is an academic, on-line, peer-reviewed publication of the University of Virginia.  We employ a double-blind review process.  The description of the author will be removed for the purposes of review (please do not include signals of identity within the text or the endnotes).  The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning nurtures scholarly conversations between Jewish, Muslim, and Christian thinkers on the topics of hermeneutics, inter-faith dialogue, philosophical theology, religious ethics, and the significance of Scripture in the modern world.

Submissions ought to be 3,000 – 6,000 words in length; submissions should be double-spaced and include the following: bibliography, endnotes, and description of author. We also prefer that submissions conform to the Chicago Manual of Style.

Please submit your completed essays to, and please also direct questions concerning publications and calls for papers to