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Academic Periodical

The Quarterly Journal of St. Philaret’s Institute


ISSN: 2658-7599 (print), 2713-3141 (online)

The Quarterly Journal of Saint Philaret’s Institute is a scholarly review journal listed by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles under the rubric, “Theology” (26.00.01). 

The Journal publishes scholarly articles in theology, materials from round table discussions, scholarly forums and seminars, as well as new sources, documents, overviews and reviews. 

The Journal’s editorial commission is made up of scholars from both Russia and abroad, with the goal of helping Russian readers acquaint themselves with the best achievements in theology from across the world and within the milieu of orthodox theological thought. It is of primary importance to the publishers both to maintain the journal’s high academic standards, and to provide a platform for the publication of the best theological and secular scholarly achievements on the pages of a single journal. 

Journal Name in Transliteration: Vestnik Sviato-Filaretovskogo instituta. 
International (English language) Name: The Quarterly Journal of St. Philaret’s Institute. 
Publisher: St Philaret’s Institute.
Mass Media Registration Certificate: ПИ № ФС77-75308, registration date 15.03.2019. 
Frequency: Quarterly, since 2014. 

Each issue comes out in the final month of the season (winter in February, spring in May, etc.). Materials for publication must be presented by the beginning of the previous season, e.g. by 1 June for publication in the autumn issue, by 1 September for publication in the winter issue, etc.). 

Materials in both Russian and English are considered for publication. Every article receives an individual publication number (DOI). Publication is free-of-charge.

The Journal was first published in 2007; prior to spring 2019, it was published under the title The Light of Christ Enlightens All: Academic Peer-reviewed Journal of Saint Philaret’s Institute.

On any questions related to the periodical, you are welcome to write to the following email address: sfi_journal@sfi.ru

Public Access Policy. Licensing

All of the Journal’s issues are publicly available at no cost. Directly after the publication of a given issue, its electronic version appears in the publicly available archive of journal issues on the official website and also:

Materials from the website may be used under license with the following conditions: Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-NC 4.0)   

Authors retain intellectual property rights (copyright rights) and grant the Journal first right to publication of their materials, which are automatically licensed under conditions laid out in the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License (CC BY-NC 4.0)   

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Last IssueIssue 45 (winter 2023)

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