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Acta Theologicaopen access

Country

South Africa

Universities and research institutions in South Africa
Media Ranking in South Africa

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

University of the Free State

H-Index

9

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

10158758

Coverage

2002-2022

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

hoffmanl@ufs.ac.za

Scope

Acta Theologica is the official and accredited theological journal of the Faculty of Theology of the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Acta Theologica is an accredited South African journal publishing independently reviewed research articles on broad Christian-theological and religion topics, aimed at a national and international academic audience/readership. The Editorial Board accepts and considers for possible publication articles in English, written from a responsible point of view on subjects in a relevant field of study within the Christian-theology science. The opinions expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editorial Board. Acta Theologica appears bi-annually. Occasional monographs or longer contributions are published in a concurrent series of Supplementa. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Religious Studies2003Q3
Religious Studies2004Q1
Religious Studies2005Q4
Religious Studies2006Q2
Religious Studies2007Q2
Religious Studies2008Q2
Religious Studies2009Q3
Religious Studies2010Q2
Religious Studies2011Q1
Religious Studies2012Q2
Religious Studies2013Q2
Religious Studies2014Q1
Religious Studies2015Q1
Religious Studies2016Q2
Religious Studies2017Q1
Religious Studies2018Q1
Religious Studies2019Q1
Religious Studies2020Q1
Religious Studies2021Q1
Religious Studies2022Q2
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20030.101
20040.139
20050.100
20060.139
20070.118
20080.137
20090.103
20100.177
20110.188
20120.134
20130.148
20140.173
20150.198
20160.160
20170.282
20180.195
20190.278
20200.264
20210.212
20220.141
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
200225
200326
200442
200527
200635
200726
200843
200935
201025
201145
201240
201334
201467
201540
201653
201726
201836
201943
202049
202158
202244
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.120
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.123
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.144
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.109
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.145
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.122
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.124
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.022
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.029
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.048
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.136
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.164
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.153
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.157
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.139
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.174
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.159
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20033
Self Cites20041
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20063
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20088
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20204
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20220
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20033
Total Cites20048
Total Cites20052
Total Cites20063
Total Cites20073
Total Cites200813
Total Cites20095
Total Cites201010
Total Cites201114
Total Cites20127
Total Cites201318
Total Cites201419
Total Cites201521
Total Cites201616
Total Cites201716
Total Cites201817
Total Cites201936
Total Cites202024
Total Cites202121
Total Cites202223
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.137
External Cites per document20050.022
External Cites per document20060.000
External Cites per document20070.019
External Cites per document20080.057
External Cites per document20090.048
External Cites per document20100.058
External Cites per document20110.097
External Cites per document20120.048
External Cites per document20130.145
External Cites per document20140.118
External Cites per document20150.135
External Cites per document20160.099
External Cites per document20170.081
External Cites per document20180.126
External Cites per document20190.278
External Cites per document20200.190
External Cites per document20210.141
External Cites per document20220.153
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.120
Cites per document20040.157
Cites per document20050.022
Cites per document20060.032
Cites per document20070.029
Cites per document20080.148
Cites per document20090.048
Cites per document20100.096
Cites per document20110.136
Cites per document20120.067
Cites per document20130.164
Cites per document20140.160
Cites per document20150.149
Cites per document20160.113
Cites per document20170.100
Cites per document20180.143
Cites per document20190.313
Cites per document20200.229
Cites per document20210.164
Cites per document20220.153
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
200220.00
200311.54
200414.29
20053.70
200628.57
200723.08
20086.98
20098.57
20108.00
20118.89
201210.00
201317.65
201413.43
20157.50
201611.32
201715.38
201811.11
20194.65
202024.49
202117.24
20229.09
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20207
Non-citable documents202110
Non-citable documents202211
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200325
Citable documents200451
Citable documents200593
Citable documents200693
Citable documents2007101
Citable documents200885
Citable documents2009102
Citable documents201099
Citable documents201196
Citable documents201298
Citable documents2013105
Citable documents2014115
Citable documents2015136
Citable documents2016136
Citable documents2017152
Citable documents2018112
Citable documents2019108
Citable documents202098
Citable documents2021118
Citable documents2022139
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents200322
Uncited documents200445
Uncited documents200591
Uncited documents200692
Uncited documents2007101
Uncited documents200880
Uncited documents2009100
Uncited documents201094
Uncited documents201190
Uncited documents201298
Uncited documents201395
Uncited documents2014104
Uncited documents2015124
Uncited documents2016127
Uncited documents2017145
Uncited documents2018104
Uncited documents201984
Uncited documents202090
Uncited documents2021109
Uncited documents2022137
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20033
Cited documents20046
Cited documents20052
Cited documents20063
Cited documents20073
Cited documents20088
Cited documents20094
Cited documents201010
Cited documents201113
Cited documents20127
Cited documents201315
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201517
Cited documents201614
Cited documents201715
Cited documents201815
Cited documents201931
Cited documents202015
Cited documents202119
Cited documents202213
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