Journal History

Potret Pemikiran is registered with numbers ISSN 1693-1874 (Print) and ISSN 2528-0376 (Online) and is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year in June and December by the Institute for Research and Community Service (LP2M) State Institute of Islamic Religion ( IAIN) Manado in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Muslim Communities in Minahasa (PS3M). Potret Pemikiran began publishing printed versions of articles in 1996 and began publishing online versions of articles in 2015. Potret Pemikiran was the first journal at the Sekolah Tinggi Agama Islam Negeri (STAIN) Manado, which is now transformed into the Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Manado. At that time, Potret Pemikiran covered the scope of knowledge in general, namely political science, law, economics, education, and religion, until 2018. Potret Pemikiran is a journal that seeks to provide a space for scholarly exploration and critical analysis of various aspects of human thought, culture, and societal dynamics. Since 2019, the Potret Pemikiran Journal has specifically focused its scope on Social-Religious Thought across multiple fields such as philosophy, Sufism, religious politics, and the social conditions of religion. This journal welcomes contributions from diverse disciplines, cultivating a diversity of perspectives. Some key topics covered include cultural interactions and traditions, power dynamics and social structures, media and propaganda analysis, gender studies, contemporary issues, ethnographic studies, and Islamic thought and ethics. These issues are universal, traversing geographical boundaries and discussing fundamental human concerns. Thus, it can be affirmed that the scope of the Potret Pemikiran Journal encompasses global perspectives on the dynamics of human thought and society. This journal invites researchers, academics, and practitioners to contribute original writings, reviews, and critical essays that enrich the understanding of the complexity of thought and social dynamics of humanity. As well as a change in the style of the enclosure, namely the APA 7th Edition (American Psychological Association). Potret Pemikiran invites researchers, writers, lecturers, and students to write or disseminate research results related to Islamic Thought to be published in Potret Pemikiran. Potret Pemikiran has been accredited by the National Journal Accreditation (ARJUNA), managed by the Ministry of Research, Technology/Research and Innovation Agency of the Republic of Indonesia at Rank Three (Sinta 3) Volume 24 Number 1 of 2020 Decree No. 148/M/KPT/2020.

Please read and understand the Author Guidelines thoroughly and follow the available templates. Authors who submit manuscripts to the Potret Pemikiran editor must follow the author's guidelines. If a submitted manuscript does not follow the guidelines or uses a different format, it will be rejected by the editorial team before review. The Editorial Team will only accept manuscripts that meet the specified format requirements. Double-blind peer reviewers have reviewed articles published in the Scientific Journal of Potret Pemikiran. The decision of whether or not a scientific paper is accepted in this journal will be the right of the Editorial Board based on the reviewers’ recommendations. Thought Portrait is registered on Crossref with Digital Object identifier (DOI) prefix 10.30984