Introducing the JMCTP

By: crownadmin
February 17, 2014

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Christian Thought and Practice (JMCTP) is a refereed, scholarly journal that exists to provide a forum for Christian scholars to learn from each other through sharing of ideas concepts.

Representing the various fields of Christian scholarship, the JMCTP publishes theoretically grounded research that enhances knowledge and understanding in multiple disciplines at all levels. JMCTP seeks contributions that present Christian scholarship from different perspectives unique to the Christian Perspective.

All of our journal articles may be reprinted in accordance with the doctrine of fair use as described in the U.S. Copyright Law. Anyone wishing to reprint JMCTP articles for commercial use or monetary gain must request permission and pay the associated fee.

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Editorial Steering Committee

The Editorial Committee offers a unique, multidisciplinary perspective from multiple fields in higher education. Each committee member is an active member of his or her field of study.

Editorial Staff

Editor

Dr. Andrew Harris, Assistant Professor of Communication, Crown College

Committee Members

Dr. Michial Farmer, Assistant Professor of English, Crown College
Professor Darcy Nelson, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Crown College
Dr. Scott Moats, Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Crown College

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Christian Thought and Practice (JMCTP) is a refereed scholarly journal that exists to provide a forum for Christian scholars to share their ideas and thoughts.

Representing the various fields of Christian scholarship, the JMCTP publishes theoretically grounded research that enhances knowledge and understanding in multiple disciplines at all levels. JMCTP seeks contributions that present Christian scholarship from different perspectives unique to the Christian perspective.

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

The JMCTP is a refereed journal inviting research studies covering such topics as:

  • Studies in the liberal arts
  • Studies in the applied sciences
  • Studies in the arts
  • Studies in professional studies, i.e., business and nursing

Manuscripts will be screened by the editor for appropriateness and then sent to at least two reviewers for detailed assessment. Empirical studies using all types of qualitative and quantitative methods are welcome. The primary criteria will be soundness of methodological approach and grounding in theory. Non-traditional, analytic approaches are welcome with appropriate explanation. Conceptual contributions that extend existing concepts and theories and empirical studies that refine understanding, outcomes, and processes are particularly welcome.

The JMCTP is a refereed journal inviting research studies covering such topics as:

  • Studies in the liberal arts
  • Studies in the applied sciences
  • Studies in the arts
  • Studies in professional studies, i.e., business and nursing

Manuscripts will be screened by the editor for appropriateness and then sent to at least two reviewers for detailed assessment. Empirical studies using all types of qualitative and quantitative methods are welcome. The primary criteria will be soundness of methodological approach and grounding in theories. Non-traditional, analytic approaches are welcome with appropriate explanation. Conceptual contributions that extend existing concepts and theories and empirical studies that refine understanding, outcomes, and processes are particularly welcome.

Manuscripts should be submitted in word.doc format through the JMCTP manuscript system accessed here. Please register in the system and submit your manuscript per the instructions provided. Click here to register.

 
  • 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 also include your assurances that the manuscript is original and is not under review at any other journal.
  • Please include in your e-mail three or four keywords that will help us assign the manuscript to appropriate reviewers.
  • 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 APA format as outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (5th edition).
  • All text, including references, is double-spaced in Times New Roman font 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 200 words or less.
  • Your submission contains only necessary endnotes.
  • 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 includes the following: Permission to Publish form [PDF] and a brief author's bio for each author noting name, position title, organization, and e-mail address.
  • Any questions concerning electronic submission should be directed to the editor at JMCTP@crown.edu.

Contact Us

Editor: Dr. Andrew Harris - harrisa@crown.edu

Article Submission: JMCTP@crown.edu

Subscription Questions: JMCTP@crown.edu

Reprint Requests: JMCTP@crown.edu

Phone: (952) 446-4100

Fax: (952) 446-4179

Mailing Address:
Attention JMCTP
8700 College View Drive
St. Bonifacius, MN 55375
U.S.A

Subscribe to the JMCTP

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Christian Thought and Practice (JMCTP) is a refereed scholarly journal, providing a forum for Christian scholars to share their ideas and thoughts.

Representing the various fields of Christian scholarship, the JMCTP publishes theoretically grounded research that enhances knowledge and understanding in multiple disciplines at all levels. JMCTP is structured to present Christian scholarship from different perspectives unique to the Christian faith.

We invite you to subscribe to the publication at no charge and the inaugural issue is scheduled for Spring 2015. If you would like to contribute to future issues, please review the Call for Papers as well as the Submission Guidelines. You may contact the editor for additional information.

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