The Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership (JBPL) is a refereed scholarly journal that aims to provide a forum for international research and exploration of leadership studies focused on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. Representing the multidisciplinary fields of biblical, social-science, historical and leadership studies, the JBPL publishes qualitative research papers that explore, engage and extend the field of knowledge and understanding of the phenomenon of leadership as found within the contexts of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

Call for Papers Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership (JBPL) is a refereed scholarly journal that aims to provide a forum for international research and exploration of leadership studies focused on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. Representing the multidisciplinary fields of biblical, social-science, historical and leadership studies, the JBPL publishes qualitative research papers that explore, engage and extend the field of knowledge and understanding of the phenomenon of leadership as found within the contexts of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

Call for papers: JBPL encourages manuscript submissions that contribute to diverse conceptualizations of the theme for the Fall 2017 issue: "Gospel Perspectives of the Leadership of Jesus". We encourage diverse research relating to the leadership of Jesus as depicted in the Gospels. Papers presented at the Annual Research Roundtables hosted by Regent University's School of Business & Leadership on May 12, 2017 will be given priority review (abstracts for proposed papers are due by May 31, 2017 to jbpl@regent.edu).

Submission Deadline: Submissions will be accepted until May 31, 2017. Please note that the journal is published annually and all submissions for the 2017 issue must be submitted by the deadline.

Submission Guidelines: Manuscripts will be screened by the editor for appropriateness and then sent to at least two reviewers for detailed assessment. Exegetical, social, leadership, organizational, conceptual and historical studies using all types of qualitative methods are welcome. The primary criteria will be soundness of methodological approach and grounding in exegetical and leadership studies theories. Exegetical contributions that extend existing concepts and theories of leadership in the Hebrew and Christian scriptures are particularly welcome. This issue will publish research relating specifically to the leadership of Jesus in the Gospels.

Manuscripts should be submitted to the editor as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format to jbpl@regent.edu.

Include correct author identifying information on the title page only and remove the author's information in the "tools-options-user information" section. If there are multiple authors, please identify the contact author.

  • Place the title of the manuscript at the top of the abstract page.
  • The submission should contain all tables, figures and references in a single file.
  • Please include in your e-mail three or four keywords that will help us assign the manuscript to appropriate reviewers.
  • Please also include your assurances that the manuscript is original and is not under review at any other journal.
  • Your submission will be acknowledged by return e-mail when assigned to reviewers (usually within one week of receipt).

Please make sure that:

  • Your submission (including references) conforms to the Chicago writing style as outlined in the Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition).
  • All text, including references, is double-spaced in Times New Roman font (10-12 point type) with one-inch margins.
  • Your title page includes complete contact information for all authors, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone and fax numbers.
  • Your abstract is not more than 200 words.
  • Your submission contains only necessary footnotes.
  • There is nothing in your manuscript file other than the title page that identifies the authors. Be sure to erase manuscript "properties" (under FILE in Microsoft Word) prior to submission.
  • The text of your submission, including abstract, body of the paper, and references (but not including title page, tables, and figures), is no longer than 40 pages total.
  • Any prior publication of data featured in the manuscript is explicitly acknowledged either in the manuscript or in the transmittal letter to the editor. Any forthcoming or "in press" articles which use the data should be forwarded to the editor with the submission. Please provide proof of copyright clearance for any previously published materials used in the article such as: photographs, tables, charts, graphics, etc.

Your submission should include a brief author's bio for each author noting name, position title, organization, and email address. All authors whose submissions are accepted for publication will be required to complete a Permission to Publish form.

Any questions concerning electronic submission should be directed to the editor at jbpl@regent.edu.

As they become available, archived issues of the Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership (JBPL) will be posted in this section.

The Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership is a refereed scholarly journal that aims to provide a forum for international research and exploration of leadership studies focused on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

Representing the multidisciplinary fields of biblical, social-science, historical and leadership studies, the JBPL publishes qualitative research papers that explore, engage and extend the field of knowledge and understanding of the phenomenon of leadership as found within the contexts of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures.

To stimulate scholarly debate and a free flow of ideas, the Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership is published in electronic format and provides access to all issues free of charge.

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