The journal publishes contributions on all aspects of religious education, all locations of religious education and on theoretical issues of the academic discipline of religious education. Articles published in the journal should refer to the practice of religious education and should be academic in character, reflecting empirical research, hermeneutical analyses or theoretical discourse. The journal includes regular book reviews. For English-speaking readers every issue offers an "Editorial and Summary in English".
The AfR is an association of all Protestant academics working in the field of religious education at universities and research institutes in German-speaking countries. The AfR conducts its annual conference every September and its contributions are documented in “Theo-Web” for further discussion.
Theo-Web” is published biannually on June 1 and December 1. It is an open-access journal and charges no fees. It is, however, an officially registered journal with an ISSN-Number (ISSN 1863-0502). Its volumes are regularly archived and its longevity is guaranteed. Articles published in the journal are wholly suitable for quotation in academic contexts. The journal is part of academic journal rankings. Since 2010 the journal’s quality assurance measures include double-blind peer review (except for thematic editorial issues and conference documentations, which are both reviewed by at least two editors).
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