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Biblical Annalsopen access



Universities and research institutions in Poland
Media Ranking in Poland

Subject Area and Category


The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin



Publication type



20832222, 24512168





How to publish in this journal


The Biblical Annals is the official scholarly journal of the Institute of Biblical Studies at the Faculty of Theology, the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland. It is dedicated to biblical studies and it is divided into the following sections: Old Testament, Intertestamental Literature, New Testament, Varia, Book Reviews, and Biblical News. The journal covers fields of research such as exegesis, philology, history, and biblical methodology. The Biblical Annals is an open access journal with all its latest content and back issues digitalized and available for free at our website. Our principle is to provide students and researchers with free access to scholarship and with quality research, using modern technologies and internet delivery platforms. The Biblical Annals is aimed mainly at presenting the research of Polish scholars focusing on problems and methodologies current in the contemporary biblical studies. The articles and reviews published in the journal are written in Polish, English, Italian, French, and German. Our contributors are both the senior, prominent and the young, promising Polish scholars representing important academic centers like Warsaw, Cracow, Wroclaw, Katowice, and Lublin. The journal plays an essential role in stimulating the biblical studies and scholarly discussion in our region. The Biblical Annals also welcomes international scholars who want to contribute to it. The international board of scholars (required by Polish academic regulations) and above all the articles and reviews written in foreign languages are aimed at popularizing the Polish biblical publications abroad and to keep it in contact with the international research. 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 Studies2019Q4
Religious Studies2020Q4
Religious Studies2021Q2
Religious Studies2022Q1

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)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.243
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.243
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.171
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.240
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 Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20203
Self Cites20217
Self Cites20224
Total Cites20180
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20206
Total Cites202117
Total Cites202213
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 document20180
External Cites per document20190.000
External Cites per document20200.065
External Cites per document20210.143
External Cites per document20220.118
Cites per document20180.000
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.130
Cites per document20210.243
Cites per document20220.171
% 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 documents20180
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20212
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20180
Citable documents201918
Citable documents202044
Citable documents202168
Citable documents202276
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 documents20180
Uncited documents201920
Uncited documents202042
Uncited documents202154
Uncited documents202265
Cited documents20180
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20204
Cited documents202116
Cited documents202211
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