Laval théologique et philosophique is published three times per year by the Faculty of philosophy and the Faculty of theology and religious studies at Laval University in Quebec City. The journal’s mission is to disseminate the work of researchers, provide a synthesis of major questions in philosophy, religious studies and theology, and to open new lines of investigation and research in these fields.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
ATLA Catholic Periodical and Literature Index
ATLA Religion Database
BIBP : Base d’information bibliographique en patristique
Dietrich’s Index Philosophicus
Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses
IBZ - Internationale Bibliographie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur
Index theologicus : eitschrifteninhaltsdienst Theologie
International Medieval Bibliography
Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaftlicher Literatur
New Testament Abstracts
Old Testament Abstracts
Primo Central (ExLibris)
Religious & Theological Abstracts
Répertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie
The Philosopher’s Index
Web of Science
Submission of manuscripts
Manuscripts submitted should advance research in theology or in philosophy.
- Articles, critical notices, chronicles, book reviews submitted to the Laval théologique et philosophique must be hitherto unpublished and cannot be later republished in whole or in part without its authorization.
- Manuscripts should be sent to the attention of the editor responsible for the philosophical or for the theological content of the journal, in an attached .doc, .docx or .rtf file, at email@example.com.
- Articles and chronicles must not have more than 12 000 words (30 pages with double spacing, in characters Times 12 points) and critical notices must have no more than 4 000 words (10 pages). Book reviews may extend somewhere between 200 and 2 000 words (up to 5 pages), depending on the importance of the work reviewed.
- Texts should be submitted in French and exceptionally in English.
- Every article must be signed, in addition with an abstract in French as well as in English, of no more than a hundred words, together with a brief biographical notice on its author.
- Authors will receive an acknowledgment of receipt of their manuscript.
Presentation of manuscripts
- Manuscripts should have numbered pages. They need to be word-processed with the help of current software, compatible with Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows.
- Both the main text and the notes must be readable, with double spacing and in characters of standard size (e. g., Times 12 points).
- The text must be written in correct language and in good style. Submitted texts will be considered as definitive and cannot be modified by their authors while correcting the proofs.
- Notes must be numbered continuously and must exactly correspond to the numbers within the text.
- Bibliographical references must be complete (author, title, city, publisher, collection, year, pages) and uniform (only current abbreviations will be admitted)
- Foreign language words and titles of books included within the text must be italicized.
- Any character foreign to the Roman or Greek alphabet must be correctly composed. Moreover, the data files (format Type 1 or TrueType) must be provided along with the document, or, failing that, the main information concerning them (type, name, foundry, version, etc.).
- Every image, drawing or graphic to appear in the text must be provided in a separate electronic document, in a format compatible with Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows, and must be identified as precisely as possible (software, platform, version, etc.).
Evaluation of manuscripts
- The editor for the discipline concerned, theology or philosophy, submits each projected article to at least two competent and independent readers, who are called upon to recommend publication or not. These may suggest corrections.
- The choice of readers is known by the direction of the journal alone.
- The name of the authors does not appear on the copy of the text submitted to the readers.
Selection of manuscripts and publication
- The editor decides on the opportunity of publishing or of not publishing the articles, in the light of the advice of the readers and after consulting, if need be, the ad hoc committee. The author is then informed of the decision.
- Once the article is published, its author receives ten free offprint copies of it.
Contact the journal
Laval théologique et philosophique
Pavillon Félix-Antoine-Savard, local 648
2325, rue des Bibliothèques
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6, Canada
418-656-2131, poste 4775
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : (514) 343-6111 ext. 5500
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Phone: (418) 656-2131 ext. 4775