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Sobre o Periódico

Basic Information



- To disseminate theological reflection (in the systematic, biblical and pastoral scope) with recognized scientific quality, publishing original works that contribute to advancement in the area.
- To be instrumental in the service of constantly updating theology and clarifying the Christian faith in the face of issues of the post-modern world;
- To offer help, to those dedicated to theology, in their reflection and theological debate;
- To provide support to its readers to sustain, over time, the reason for their faith and hope (1Pt 3, 15).

Areas of interest
1) Theology of Christian Praxis (Christian Spirituality and Cultural and Religious Pluralism; Current Ethical Trends).

2) Systematic Theology (Biblical Sources of the Christian Tradition; Interpretation of the Christian Tradition in the Current Context).


The journal is published by the Graduate Theology Department of the Jesuit Faculty of Philosophy and Theology (PPGT-FAJE, Belo Horizonte). The printed version (ISSN 0102-4469) has been published regularly and uninterruptedly since 1969, existing, therefore, for 51 years. Since 2008, the journal has also been published in electronic form (ISSN 21768757), and all of its issues are fully available. “The didactic character of the fifty-year history of the Perspectiva Teológica can be divided into 3 phases. The first phase dates from its creation in 1969, when the College of Theology Cristo Rei, of São Leopoldo (RS), completed its twentieth anniversary as a college and joined the then newly-created University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos. The second phase began in 1982, when the College of Theology was installed in Belo Horizonte”. In that year, it received its new cover (2nd). The third phase gained new impetus in the 1990s, with the uninterrupted search for quality, listing in databases, bibliographies, directories, indexes, and with the improvement of technical issues (3rd cover). (Cf.: SUREKI, L. C. “Theological Perspective”: 50 years of theological reflection and ecclesial commitment. Perspectiva Teológica, Belo Horizonte, v. 51, n. 3, p. 15-43, Sep./Dec. 2019. Supplement.

In 2016, the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) was implemented. In mid-2017, all the research content was made available on the website in Portuguese, English and Spanish and the journal received its 4th cover “which is an external expression of internal changes. These concern the firm decision of the editorial team and of the professors of the Department of Theology to consolidate the steps taken, observing strictly the demanding process for quality and adaptation of the journal in order to implement the Capes requirements of periodicals; to seek listing in the reference platforms of international scientific citations and, thus, become a renowned journal in the field” (SUREKI, 2019, p. 19). It was classified in the QUALIS A1 stratum and entered into the EMERGING, DIADORIM, DOAJ collections.

In 2018, it achieved success in its national and international indexes. It was indexed in the WEB OF SCIENCE - Arts & Humanities database, in the Open Academic Journals Index - OAJI.NET; in the Free Portal, in the OASISBR Portal, Brazilian Portal of Scientific Periodicals in open access, of the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology - IBICT). It was listed in the SUNCAT Collective Catalog, in the Global Resources Network online research catalog, and in Scopus, the largest citation database in the world. Also, in 2018, the articles started to adopt the ORCID (Connecting Research and Researchers). According to bibliometric and sociometric studies of scientific production from 1969 to 2019/1, the journal "is the first scientific journal linked to a Graduate Program in Theology of Catholic confession in Brazil, and the second oldest in the country". See: VILLAS BOAS, A.; SERRATO, A. C.; ZDZIARSKI, A. D.; CRUZ, J. A. W. Perspectiva Teológica: memory, identity and frontiers. Bibliometric and sociometric study of scientific production from 1969 to 2019.1. p. 73. Available at:>. 
Perspectiva Teológica has exchanges with 194 journals (Africa, North America, Central America, South America, Asia and Europe).

Frequency: quarterly (January / April; May / August; September / December)

The journal's abbreviated title is: Perspect. Teol.


Indexed in


- Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek – EZB
- Scopus
- Sumá
- WEB OF SCIENCE - Arts & Humanities

Bibliographic databases
- American Theological Library Association - ATLA
- Atla Catholic Periodical Literature Index - ATLA CPLI 
- Citas Latino-Americanas en Sociología, Economía y Humanismo - CLASE
- New Testament Abstracts - NTA
- Old Testament Abstracts - OTA

Web Portals
- BIBLAT(Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
- IBICT – SEER: (Sistema Eletrônico de Editoração de Revistas)
- Livre
- Periodicos Capes
- Periodicos de Minas ( Politicas periódicos para Minas Gerais)
- REDIB: Red Iberoamericana de innovación y conocimiento Cientifico

- Latindex (Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal (México)
- Dialnet
- Diretório Acadêmico do Google
- Diadorim: Diretório de Políticas Editoriais da Revistas Cientificas Brasileiras
- DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
- MIAR: Matriz de Información para el Análisis de Revistas
- SERPHA ROMEO: Diretório de Políticas de copyright e de auto arquivo de editors

- Fuente Académica Plus
- Index Religiosus: International Bibliography of Theology, Church History and Religious Studies
- Open Academic Journals Index – OAJI.NET
- Research Bible: Academic Resorce Index. 

Collective National and International Catalogues
- ACNP (Catalogo Coletivo da Universidade de Bolonha)
- COPAC (Catálogo coletivo do Reino Unido)
- IBICT CCN (Catalogo Coletivo Nacional do Brasil)
- RERO (Réseau des Bibliothèques de Suisse Occidentale)
- Seriunam (Catalogo Hemerográfico Nacional do Mexico)
- SWISSBIB (information scientifique en Suisse)
- WorldCat/OCLC (Catalogo Coletivo mundial) 
- HEIDI (Heidelberg)
- STABIKAT – SSB  ( Berlin)
- SUDOC – França



Intellectual Property


Following approval of the text, the author(s) must send a letter of Copyright Declaration and No Conflict of Interest, stating that they agree with the sharing of all rights related to the publication of the article, that the content is under their exclusive responsibility and does not violate the rights of third parties. The model that is available at: <>, follows below:

Statement of Copyright  -  Declaration of Absence of Conflict of Interest

By the present, the author(s), undersigned, Name…, RG… and CPF… (if you are a foreigner inform the No. of passport), in the quality of holder(s) of the copyright of the original and unpublished article, entitled ___________, I/we agree to share all rights relating to the publication of the article mentioned above, in its printed and electronic versions by Perspectiva Teologica, both in Brazil and abroad, with the JESUIT ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ASSISTANCE - AJEAS, CNPJ no. 17,211.202/0003-47, entity of the JESUIT FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY - FAJE, Avenue Dr. Cristiano Guimarães, 2127, Neighborhood Planalto, in Belo Horizonte/MG, I/we state expressly that the views emitted in the article above are of my (our) exclusive responsibility and that its publication does not violate the rights of third parties. I/we affirm also the absence of any conflict of interest in relation to this article. I (We) affirm that I am (we are) aware that Perspectiva Teológica, complies with the Creative Commons International license (CC BY 4.0) . By this statement, I (we) grant my (our) permission for others to share, copy and redistribute the material in any format, as well as adapt, remix, transform and build upon the material, even for commercial purposes, provided the source is cited.

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Perspectiva Teológica does not have sponsors.



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Corpo Editorial2

Editor [or Editors]


Editor in Chief
Francisco das Chagas de Albuquerque, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Adjunct Editor
Aparecida Maria de Vasconcelos, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil, http://    

Technical Publisher
Vanda Lucia Abreu Bettio - Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,



Associated Editors


Carlos Mendoza-Álvarez, Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México, Tijuana, Mexico,

Cristian Martin Sotomayor Larrain, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Chile – PUC_CL, UCLC, Santiago, Chile,

Elio Estanislau Gasda, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Eugenio Rivas, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Luiz Carlos Sureki, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG,, Brasil,

Sinivaldo Silva Tavares, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,


Editorial Comission


Editorial Board

Agenor Brighenti, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná – PUCPR, PPGT, Curitiba, PR, Brasil,

Aila Luiza Pinheiro de Andrade, Universidade Católica de Pernambuco - UNICAP, PPGT, Recife, PE, Brasil,

Carlos Paula de Moraes, Universidade Federal do Acre – UFAC, PPGF, Rio Branco, AC, Brasil,

Claudio de Oliveira Ribeiro, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo – UMESP, PPGCR, São Bernardo do Campo, SP, Brasil,

Dianne Rayson, University of Newcastle; PACT, Charles Sturt University, Australia,

Dilaine Soares Sampaio, Universidade Federal da Paraíba – UFPB, PPGCR, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil,

Erico Joao Hammes, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul – PUCRS, PPGT, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil,

Francisco de Aquino Junior, Universidade Católica de Pernambuco – UNICAP, PPGT, Recife, PE, Brasil,

Fredy `Parra, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Chile, Santiago, Chile,

Ildefonso Camacho, Facultad de Teología de Granada – FTG, Granada, Espanha,

Ivoni Richter Reimer, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goias – PUC-GO, PPGCR, Goiânia, GO, Brasil,

João Manuel Correia R. Duque, Universidade Católica Portuguesa – UCP, PPGT, Braga, Portugal,

Lauri Emilio Wirth, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo – UMESP , PPGCR, São Bernardo do Campo, SP, Brasil,

Linda Hogan, Trinity College Dublin, Post Graduate Intecultural Theology - Interreligiuous Studies, Dublin 2, Irlanda,

Luis Guillermo Sarasa, Pontifícia Universidad Javeriana, PPGT, Bogotá, Colômbia,

Manuel Gilberto Hurtado Duran, Universidad Católica Boliviana – UCB – PPG – Missiologia, Cochabamba, Bolívia,

Maria Clara Lucchetti Bingemer, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – PUC-RJ; PPGT, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil,

Maria Isabel Pereira Varanda, Universidade Católica Portuguesa - UCP, PPGT, Braga, Portugal,

Mathijs Lamberigts, KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Leuven, Bélgica, http://

Maria Marcela Mazzini, Pontificia Iniversidad Católica Argentina - UCA, PPGT, Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Matthias Grenzer, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP, PPGT, São Paulo, SP, Brasil,

Nurya Martinez-Gayol Fernandez, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, PPGT, Madrid, Espanha,

Roberlei Panasiewicz, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais – PUC-MG, PPGCR, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Rudolf von Sinner, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná – PUC-PR, PPGT, Curitiba, Brasil,

Sandra Duarte de Souza, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo – UMESP , PPGCR, São Bernardo do Campo, SP, Brasil,

Suelma Moraes, Universidade Federal da Paraíba – UFPB, PPGCR, João Pessoa, PB, Brasil,

Valmor da Silva, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Goiás – PUC-GO, PPGCR, Goiânia, GO, Brasil,

Editorial Commission

Afonso Tadeu Murad, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Cesar Andrade Alves, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Francisco de Assis Costa Taborda, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Jaldemir Vitorio, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Johan Maria Herman Jozef Konings, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Paulo Cesar Barros, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Sinivaldo Silva Tavares, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil



Editorial Production


Language Review and Translation

Eugenio Rivas, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

César Andrade Alves, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Paulo Cesar Barros, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Sinivaldo Silva Tavares, Faculdade Jesuíta de Filosofia e Teologia – FAJE, PPGT, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil,

Support Staff

Airton Santos Gonzaga (Diagramming and Editing)
Erica Silva, (Graphic Designer)
Rafael Patrick de Souza, (IT Technical Support)
Jose Carlos Sant'Anna (Publication Technical Support)
Vanda Lucia Abreu Bettio, (Standardisation)
Zita Mendes Rocha, (Cataloguing-in-Publication)
Elisabeth Anne Jeanne Guesnier (English and French translator)
José Manuel Lázaro Uriol (Spanish translator)

Editorial Trainees

Juliano Ribeiro (May to November 2016)
Marcus Aurelio Alves Mareano, (December 2016  to July 2017)
Marcia Eloi Rodriges (January 2017 to July 2018)
Tiago de Freitas Lopes (August  2019  to December 2018)
Eduardo Roberto Severino (April 2019  to December 2019)
Rodolfo José Lourenço ( August 2019...)
Roberto Almeida da Paz (August 2019...)
Tiago José Theisen (August 2019.....)
Marina Pizoni (August 2020 ...)



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Instruções aos autores2

Scope and Policy


Perspectiva Teológica is classified as A1 in the QUALIS system (in the area of Science of Religion and Theology). Its main objective is to disseminate theological reflection with scientific quality that contributes significantly to advancement in the area. It publishes thematic articles, general articles, reviews and bibliographic notes. Texts may be sent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, French and Italian. Articles should be unpublished and not be released or under consideration in other journals. Authorship and coauthorship (if any) is reserved only for holders of doctoral degrees. In coauthored articles, the individual authors must assume responsibility for the part which corresponds to them, in the work. If the manuscript is approved, the authors should indicate what their personal contributions were, at the end of the text, after the list of bibliographic references. The authors are “responsible for ensuring the veracity of the information (data, content and conclusions) contained in the articles, and for ensuring the originality and priority of publication in the Journal”, as well as other obligations listed under the topic Responsibilities of the authors, available at:

Studies published in the areas of interest mentioned in the item “Basic Information”, in this form, dialogue with other fields of scientific knowledge that contribute to the service of faith and the commitment to justice. The journal is intended for researchers in the areas mentioned above, the academic public (undergraduate, graduate), pastoral agents and other interested persons. The editorial board, listed below, is composed of professors of PPGT-FAJE, of renowned researchers from Brazil and abroad, from different religious denominations and from areas of knowledge conversant with Theology.

Perspectiva Teológica adopts the double-blind evaluation system. The editors strive to ensure that peer review occurs transparently, and without infringing on the rights of both parties. The primary function of the reviewers is “to support the Editorial Committee in decisions relative to the articles submitted. Arbitrating on the scientific quality of the texts, issuing opinions that are reasoned, clear and objective; verifying the appropriateness of the theme as to the norms and mission of the journal, indicating reformulations when necessary to improve the texts. The focus of the opinion takes into consideration: the theoretical-critical and methodological dimensions of the text, and the contribution of the manuscript to the advancement of knowledge. For more information on the role of the reviewers, refer to the topic, Responsibilities of ad hoc reviewers in the Declaration is ethics and conduct in publication, available at <>.

Additional information

Privacy Policy:  the names and addresses informed in this journal will be used exclusively for the services provided by this publication, and will not be made available for other purposes or to third parties. Signed materials, declarations, opinions and concepts expressed in the articles are the responsibility of the authors.

Financing: Authors who receive financial support for research and whose articles have been approved for publication, should duly acknowledge the financial assistance after the bibliographic references.

Archiving: This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a file system distributed among participating libraries, allowing them to create permanent archives of the journal for preservation and restoration.

Perspectiva Teológicadoes not accept preprint articles.


Form and preparation of manuscripts


The form and preparation of manuscripts for publication is as follows: 1) the evaluation report is sent to the author; 2) the author revises the text and sends it to the editorial staff; 3) the assistant editor checks the revision done by the author; 4) texts are forwarded for revision: abstract, language in which it was written and bibliographic references, work conducted by professors of the Graduate Program in Theology (PPGT) of the Jesuit Faculty of Philosophy and Theology (FAJE), and editorial interns; 5) formating; 6) PPGT professors review the journal; 7) designer does the final finishing following the revisions; 8) the issue is sent in PDF format to the print shop (Gráfica FORMAT: <>; 9) PPGT teachers conduct a final review of the “pilot”; 10) the final review is approved; 11) online and print publication of the journal.

Perspectiva Teológicadoes not charge APC.


Send of the manuscripts


Perspectiva Teológicarequires that submitted manuscripts be within the standards listed, below:

Guidelines for the presentation of texts
- Texts for the Articles section: 12 to 18 pages including references. Font: Times New Roman, size 12; single spacing; paragraph: 1.25 indent; margins: left 3cm, top 3cm, right 2cm, bottom 2cm.
- Texts for the Review section (3 pages) and Bibliographic Notes (1 [one] page): from doctors, doctoral students and professors / researchers of recognized merit.
- Explanatory notes: they are separated from the text by a 5 cm line, with single spacing, font size 10 and without space between one note and another. They should be aligned with the first word, leaving the number highlighted.

Text format
Pre-textual elements
- Title / subtitle: uppercase, left-aligned, non-italic, bold, size 12.
- Title / subtitle in English: lowercase letters, left aligned, italics, size 12.
- Abstract in vernacular language (100 to 150 words, single space, Times New Roman, size 11). Three to five keywords separated by a period.
- Abstract in English / Abstract (100 to 150 words, single space, Times New Roman font, size 11). Three to five English keywords / keywords separated by period.

Textual elements
- The text must contain Introduction (without numbering). Development items and sub-items with the sequential logic of Arabic numerals: 1; 1.1; 1.2; 1.2.1; 1.2.2; etc. Conclusion (without numbering).
- Citations in the body of the text and in footnotes follow the format (SURNAME, year, page). Example: (AQUINO JÚNIOR, 2019, p. 37).
- Short direct quotations (up to three lines) must be made in the text in double quotes.
- Quotation with more than three lines: specific paragraph, 2 cm indentation, Times New Roman font, size 11, single spacing, and single space between the previous and subsequent text, followed by the reference (LYSAUGHT; Mc CARTHY, 2018, p . 17).

Post-textual elements
- The references used must follow ABNT standards (Brazilian Association of Technical Standards). The author must inform only those that were used in the body of the text, set out in size 11 font and with single spacing.
- Acronyms used in the text must be listed before references. Example:
WHO = World Health Organization

Bibliographic references

- Works by the same author, same year: must be followed by sequential letters of the alphabet. (TOV, 2012a, p. 45); (TOV, 2012b, p. 15).
- Books from a single author; three authors and more than three authors.
ABADIE, P. Des héros peu ordinaires: théologie et histoire dans le livre des Juges. 6. ed. Paris: Cerf, 2011.
SKA, J.-L.; SONNET, J.-P.; WÉNIN, A. L’analyse narrative des récits de l’Ancien Testament. Paris: Cerf, 1999.
FARMER, W. R. Et Al. (Ed.). Comentário Bíblico Internacional. Estella: Verbo Divino, 1999.
CONSELHO EPISCOPAL LATINO-AMERICANO. Conclusões da III Conferência Geral do Episcopado Latino-americano. Evangelização no presente e no futuro da América Latina. São Paulo: Paulinas, 1979.
- Book chapter with different authors and with the same author
LONGACRE, R. E. Wegatal Forms in Biblical Hebrew Prose. In: BERGEN, R. D. (Ed.). Biblical Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1994, p. 50-98.
LONGACRE, R. E. Weqatal Forms in Biblical Hebrew Prose. LONGACRE, R. E.  (Ed.). Biblical Hebrew and Discourse Linguistics. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1994, p. 50-98.
- Periodicals
BLENKINSOPP, J. Structure and Style in Judges 13-16. Journal of Biblical Literature, London, v. 82, n. 1, p. 65-76, Mar./June. 1963.
- Internet articles
VALENSIN, A. Immanence. Revista Cartazes, Rio de Janeiro, v. 4, n. 2, p. 14-32, 2006. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 20 jun. 2015
- Dictionary entries
BRAUN, H. Poieõ. In: KITTEL, G.; FRIEDRICH, G. (Ed.). Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 1979. v. 6, p. 456-483.
- Dissertations and thesis
SANGUINETTI, C. La funzione retorica e teologica di Romani 9 nel contesto della sezione 9-11. 2005. Tese (Doutorado em Teologia) – Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Roma, 2005.
- Papers presented at congresses
SOUSA, P. J. N. Leitura econômica, ecológica e teológica de Ap 18,9-20. In: SIMPÓSIO NACIONAL FILOSÓFICO-TEOLÓGICO, 8, 2012, Belo Horizonte. Que fazemos com a Terra que Deus nos confiou? Filosofia, Teologia e Consciência Planetária. Belo Horizonte: FAJE, 2012. 1 CD. ISSN 2176-1337.
- Review
LOHFINK, Gerhard. Jesus de Nazaré. O que ele queria? Quem ele era? Petrópolis: Vozes, 2015. Recensão de: KONINGS, Johan. Perspectiva Teológica, Belo Horizonte, v. 48, n. 1, p. 186-192, jan./abril 2016.
- Review header and bibliographic note
RAVASI, Gianfranco: A Narrativa do céu: as histórias, as ideias e os personagens do Antigo Testamento. v. 1. Trad. do italiano de 1995 por Suely Mendes Brazão. São Paulo: Paulinas, 1999. 295 p., 21 X 14 cm. ISBN 85-356-0245-2.



Manuscript evaluation policy


Peer Review Process
The process of evaluating articles sent to the Perspectiva Teológica is as follows: 1) analysis of the adequacy criteria and standards for publication in the Journal Perspectiva Teológica. Papers are rejected for the following reasons: a) the author and/or co-author does not have a doctor’s degree, prerequisite of a QUALIS A1 journal (except for book reviews which can be written by doctoral students and doctors); b) the standard format of a scientific paper: abstract, keywords, introduction, conclusion, references. 2) Preliminary evaluation by the Editorial Board. At this phase, plagiarism detection programs are used for article control (iThenticate Plagiarism Detection, AntiPlagiarist – ACNP; CopySpider) and the assessment of the relevance and methodological and scientific quality of the text by the professors of the Post-Graduation program in Theology (PPGT) of the Jesuit Faculty of Philosophy and Theology (FAJE). 3) Double blind peer review. The articles are sent without any identification of the author, to two ad hoc reviewers of the thematic area. The LATTES platform was used to select the reviewers and the thematic areas. The reviewer’s opinion will take into consideration the theoretical-critical and methodological dimensions of the text, as well as the contribution of the production, innovation and diffusion of knowledge. The evaluation should be concluded in 20 days. Conflicts between evaluative positions will be resolved by other reviewers and / or members of the Editorial Board. The final decision on any conflict and on the publication of the manuscript is reserved for the Editorial Commission (Director, Editor, Deputy Editor) that will take into account the entire evaluation process and the code of conduct for editorial standards. 4) The conclusion of the evaluation process: the article, once accepted for publication and approved by the author, is then prepared for printing. After corrections, the manuscript will be resent to author for the final verification. The entire process between the submission of the article and the final approval could prolong up to five full months.

In case authors withdraw from the evaluation process after their article has been accepted, with or without the due corrections, and if, after some time, they decide to resubmit their texts, these will be reassessed.



Ethics Statement


Perspectiva Teológica, striving to maintain scientific quality and credibility, counts on the national and international academic community, on transparency, and on ethical standards in the editorial process, adopts the norms of the National Research Council (CNPq) contained in the Research Integrity Commission Report of CNPq: <>, the rules of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) contained in the Code of Conduct and best practices guidelines <> and SciELO international standards for editors, <>. 

For more information regarding conduct in the publication, see the: Declaration of ethics and code of conduct in the publication, available at:



Conflict of interests


Facing the conflicts between evaluative positions (by authors and reviewers), the article may be sent to other evaluators and/or members of the Editorial Commission. The final decision on any conflicts and on the publication of the text is reserved for the Editorial Committee (Director, Editor, Assistant Editor) who will take into account the combined evaluative process and the code of conduct for editorial norms.



Clinical Trial Registry


This is not the case in our area, Human Sciences (Theology).



Plagiarism and Editorial Misconduct


Plagiarism: the application for verification of plagiarism used by the journal, which is protected by international copyright and trademark registration laws, is the iThenticate Plagiarism Detection Software.

Publication of Errata: as instructed by SciELO, when errors are observed in the article or other published document, that do not invalidate them, the Editor will make an Errata informing the corrections and/or additions to the document. The online version of the periodical will show the date of correction and the link to the print errata. The text must contain: the DOI document number that has error and other information, at the discretion of the Editor, URL link of the article.

Retraction: on identifying a problem in an article published in the journal, based on the SciELO model, it is necessary to proceed with the registration and publication of retraction. The text to be corrected should be presented by those responsible, along with the justifications, containing basic data (title, author, affiliation and abstract). It will not be "deleted from the vehicle where it was originally published", however, it will appear in the abstract "[Article Reviewed]". The PDF of the article will have watermark bars with the expression "Article Reviewed". This process is followed by the editorial team, the Editorial Board and the validation of some members of the Editorial Board.

The process of identifying misconduct, plagiarism, errata, retraction, check the text available at: <>.


Preparing the manuscript Manuscript evaluation policy


Information specified in the Manuscript Evaluation Policy, items 1 and 2.



Submission check list


- Registration on the webpage of the journal and subsequent access must be done using a login and password, accessing an existing account or creating a new account. In case of questions, follow the guidelines available in the TEXT SUBMISSION MANUAL, available at: <>.
- It is necessary to fill out all the metadata fields for the submission related to the information about: authorship, coauthorship (if any), contact, biography (major title, professional link, country of origin and ORCID – Connecting Research and Researchers). It is the digital identifier of the author. Registration is simple and immediate, just enter the address and fill out the requested fields. - The submission file must be in Microsoft Word format, Times New Roman font, 12 pt, single spaced. Greek or Hebrew fonts may be used, as long as they are transliterated in parentheses and the file must be sent with the fonts. Perspectiva Teológicadoes not publish illustrations.



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