Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Black Theology


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
Media Ranking in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Taylor and Francis Ltd.



Publication type



17431670, 14769948





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Black Theology: An International Journal provides a forum for the articulation and expression of issues of faith among Black people across the world. Contributions explore the nature of the Black religious experience in relation to African, Caribbean, American, Antipodean or Asian origins and other relevant contexts. The journal takes particular care to offer carefully researched articles relevant to the growing number of courses on Black studies in institutes of higher education while also being accessible and relevant to the wider pastoral community. Types of articles include theological reflection, ethnologies and qualitative surveys or historical analyses written from religious studies, theological, anthropological or other social science perspectives. Each issues includes book reviews and a listing of books received. Black Theology provides: -A forum for theological expression by Black people -Education for church and community on Black concerns -Religious, social and cultural information on, and critique of, the Black experience across the many varied contexts where Black theological issues are discussed -An avenue for the publication of research findings on Black issues -Reviews of relevant books, music and media Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Religious Studies2014Q2
Religious Studies2015Q4
Religious Studies2016Q3
Religious Studies2017Q1
Religious Studies2018Q2
Religious Studies2019Q2
Religious Studies2020Q2
Religious Studies2021Q1
Religious Studies2022Q2

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.181
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.280
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.232
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.132
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.243
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.147
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.158
Total 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.

Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20221
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201610
Total Cites20178
Total Cites201811
Total Cites201913
Total Cites202010
Total Cites202110
Total Cites20229
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.

External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.111
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.167
External Cites per document20170.145
External Cites per document20180.200
External Cites per document20190.196
External Cites per document20200.151
External Cites per document20210.130
External Cites per document20220.148
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.111
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.185
Cites per document20170.145
Cites per document20180.200
Cites per document20190.232
Cites per document20200.189
Cites per document20210.185
Cites per document20220.167
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents201810
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents20209
Non-citable documents20219
Non-citable documents20229
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201416
Citable documents201530
Citable documents201646
Citable documents201745
Citable documents201845
Citable documents201946
Citable documents202044
Citable documents202145
Citable documents202245
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.

Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents201416
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201646
Uncited documents201748
Uncited documents201847
Uncited documents201946
Uncited documents202045
Uncited documents202146
Uncited documents202247
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20142
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20168
Cited documents20177
Cited documents20188
Cited documents201910
Cited documents20208
Cited documents20218
Cited documents20227
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