Author Guidelines

The Dutch Reformed Theological Journal (NGTT) has been supplanted by the Stellenbosch Theological Journal (STJ).

To submit articles for publication in Stellenbosch Theological Journal (STJ) authors are kindly requested to register here and follow the prompts for online submission.


Copyright Notice

Copyright of all NGTT material belongs to the Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust (PDWN Trust). The PDWN Trust is a trust fund established in 1932 with the aim of promoting quality theological research and publications.

The PDWN Trust pledges to maintain a legitimate scholarly record of the author’s work and to defend the author’s article against plagiarism and copyright infringement.

The PDWN Trust is committed to full Open Source publishing. This means that all articles published in NGTT will gradually be made freely available online. Authors maintain the right to:

  • Share and self-archive their work.
  • Make printed copies of their article for educational use.
  • Present their article at a meeting or conference and distribute printed copies of the article
  • Adapt and expand their published journal article to make it suitable for their thesis or dissertation.
  • Republish the article (ensuring that the original article is cited as published in NGTT).

For any questions or queries in this regard, please contact the Editor.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 500.00 (ZAR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 3500.00 (ZAR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.