VOX PATRUM is a patristic journal (quarterly), published since 1981, first by the Institute of Research on Christian Antiquity of the Catholic University of Lublin, then (since 1 October 2012) by the Section of Church History and Patrology of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. "Vox Patrum" is the only kind of so specialist journal in Poland, focused on early Christianity and Byzantium, well-known in all patristic centres all over the world. The journal publishes scientific articles, bibliographies, translations, reviews, and documentation of the patristic life in Poland and all around the world. Rev. Dr hab. Stanisław Longosz was its founder and the first editor-in-chief.
We invite you to read the newest issue of "Vox Patrum" published as always in Open Access. We thank the authors and reviewers and we wish the readers enriching reading!
We are delighted to announce that we have received notification that the Scopus Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB) has reviewed our SCOPUS application and approved our journal for inclusion in this prestigious database. We thank everyone for their support and congratulate especially our authors and reviewers! More information coming soon!
We kindly inform you that on February 6, 2023, the address of the Vox Patrum Editorial Office will change.
2023-01-24One of the next volumes of Vox Patrum will be dedicated to the Twelve Apostles! All the researchers interested in this topic are welcome!
In order to facilitate the submission of materials for publication in "Vox Patrum", we would like to inform you about the planned topics of the next issues of the journal and about the date of submitting of materials for publication.
vol. 88 - December 2023 - Angelology of the Church Fathers - submissions closed
vol. 89 - March 2024 - Miscellanea - submissions till September 15, 2023
vol. 90 - June 2024 - The Twelve Apostles in early Christianity and Byzantium - submissions till December 31, 2023
vol. 91 - September 2024 - Miscellanea - submissions till February 15, 2024
vol. 92 - December 2024 - Created world in the patristic literature - submissions till April 15, 2024
We are pleased to announce that "Vox Patrum" has become a part of Atlas PLUS - the international full-text database of publications in the field of religion and theology. AtlaSerials PLUS (Atlas PLUS) includes more than 540 full-text journals in many diverse areas of religion and theology, with full-text content in more than 20 languages from more than 35 different countries. Soon "Vox Patrum" will join them in full!
We are pleased to announce that the gradual implementation of "Vox Patrum" to the institutional Repository of the Catholic University of Lublin (entry here) has begun. It will increase our visibility in various types of citation databases and search engines (as Google, Google Scholar etc.). We invite you to visit the KUL Repository!
We are pleased to announce that very soon, thanks to the MNiSW program "Support for scientific journals", all the previous issues of "Vox Patrum" will be available in our archive. You are very welcome to visit our archive and our website.
It is a great honour to announce that our journal has been included in the BREPOLiS "Index religiosus" database and soon you will be able to find and quote us also through them. All volumes archived and made available in the archive will be indexed. More information about the database can be found HERE
- Index Religiosus - Brepolis
- AtlaSerials PLUS®
- ATLA RDB
- IC Journals Master List
- ERIH Plus
- Google Scholar
- Année philologique
- Index Theologicus - International Bibliography of Theology and Religious Studies
- Bibliographic Information Base in Patristics (BIBP)
- PBN - Polska Bibliografia Naukowa
- Elektroniczna Bibliografia Nauk Teologicznych FIDES
The editorial board of "Vox Patrum", in order to keep the highest standards, accepts and implements the principles of the publication ethics in accordance with the reccomendations of COPE - Committee on Publication Ethics available HERE.
An online version of the journal is its primary version.
The journal is co-financed by the Ministry of Education and Science within the programme Rozwój czasopism naukowych [Development of scientific journals]. Contract no. RCN/SN/0262/2021/1 of December 8, 2022. Project duration: 1 December 2022 - 30 November 2024. The amount of co-financing is 34 000 PLN.
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