Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

NABAWI: Journal of Hadith Studies provide a platform for researchers on hadith and history of hadith. Author can send his research about hadith on any perspective. Nevertherless, We suggest the following broad areas of research:

1. Takhrij and dirasat al-asanid

2. Ulumul Hadith

3. Living Hadith

4. Mukhtalaf Hadith

5. Fiqh al-Hadith

6. Lughat al-hadith

7. Biographical research of ahl al-hadith


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


  • Abdillah Afabih
  • Maulanida Maulanida
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every manuscript submitted to Nabawi: Journal of Hadith Studies is independently reviewed by at least two reviewers in the form of "double-blind review". Editors will email selected Reviewers the title and abstract of the submission, as well as an invitation to log into the journal web site to complete the review. Reviewers enter the journal web site to agree to do the review, to download submissions, submit their comments, and select a recommendation. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.

The reviewer will review the material according to the standard components of the article. If the content of the article deviates significantly, the reviewer will comment on it. Here is some review points:

  1. Title: The title must describe the subject of the manuscript adequately, clearly, precisely and without multiple interpretations. Please suggest a title if needed.
  2. Abstract: The abstract should briefly state the purpose of the study, the methods used, the results, and the core conclusions.
  3. Reference Review: Authors must give credit to the contributions of others relevant to the article through citations. The citation in the introduction must be able to show the innovation and/or novelty made by the author through gap analysis. Quotations / citations should not be excessive.
  4. Purpose: The purpose of the article review should be well explained and will be able to answer the hypothesis.
  5. Methods: The methods used to achieve the objectives should be described in a precise and sufficiently detailed manner so as to allow a competent reader to repeat the work done by the author. The tools, materials, hardware/software platforms and frameworks used in the research also need to be described.
  6. Clarity: The author must write information on the methods and research results in the article in a simple, concise and effective manner so that it is easily understood by the reader.
  7. Delivery organization: Manuscripts must develop/explain the research subject in a logical and effective manner.
  8. Duplication: Manuscripts do not repeat the description of the work that has been published by the author or other people. Check if the manuscript can be shortened without losing content by concatenating two or more tables and figures. Reviewers can provide some comments if there is duplication in the text.
  9. Calculations: In quantitative research, the Reviewer checks the accuracy of the calculations made by the authors.
  10. Tarjamatu ruwat (biography of Hadith's narrators): Reviewers also check the accuracy of names and biographies of The narrators randomly (if it is not possible to check one by one).
  11. Relation of Text to Tables and Figures: All tables and figures must be referred to in the text/paragraph. Statements in the text must match the contents of the table and figures.
  12. Table and Figure Titles: The title should state the content. If necessary, the reviewer will provide suggestions to improve the quality of table/figure titles.
  13. Graphics: Data for presenting graphs/images must be accurate.
  14. Conclusion: Conclusions to answer the hypothesis must be stated adequately and clearly and must be supported by data and testing.
  15. Allegation: The author must clearly distinguish between conjecture and fact.
  16. References: All references in the manuscript must be in the Bibliography. There are at least 10 references, 60% of which are primary references (scientific journals, proceeding articles, reference books, thesis/thesis/dissertation) and published in the last 5 (five) years (except turath books).


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access without charges to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Plagiarism Screening

Before the review, a submitted article has to pass screening plagiarism. The editor section will use Plagiarism Checker X and google. It must have less than 25% similarity result and has not duplicated another research in the same manner. Plagiarism can take diverse forms. It can be copying another article word by word and paraphrasing without mentioning the source. Nabawi: Journal of Hadith Studies will warn the Author and reject it.


Fee And Charges

No fee and charge are required for submitting or publishing an article in Nabawi: Journal of Hadith Studies.


Journal Archiving

If the web server is down or journal's data is loss, our articles still can be found at Internet Archive Scholar and Garuda.