Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

HIPHIL Novum supports the aims of SBL program unit GERT - Global Education and Research Techonoogy. The journal publishes issues that promote resources for open education for all continents, races, genders, and communities, serving next generation of biblical research and sustainable technology.

The journal continues HIPHIL which published 2003-2010.

HIPHIL Novum is a peer-reviewed academic e-journal on Biblical History, Interpretation, Pedagogy, Hermeneutics, Interactive technology, and Linguistics focusing on the text and contexts of the Hebrew Bible for advanced academic scholarship.

Peer-review is defined according to the Nordic performance based bibliometric evaluation (see HERE): at least one other competent researcher most have approved the quality of this research before publication. The evaluator must be independent and external, but need not bee anonymous.

From 2014 HIPHIL Novum is restructured to continue under a new editorial board headed by editor Nicolai Winther-Nielsen. Earlier volumes of HIPHIL are arvailable in the archive.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Conference Papers

Non-peer reviewed papers presented at academic conferences, seminars and workshops.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Can be technical and of any lenght, but it is not peer reviewed.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Editor Introduction

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Papers can be sent to the editor. Papers must be submitted in the required layout and word and pdf format. The editor in charge will handle the peer review process and convey all necessary changes to the author, if the paper is accepted.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.