ECWA Theological Seminary, Igbaja is pleased to announce a call for papers for publication in our upcoming journal. We invite scholars, researchers, and theologians to submit their original work for consideration. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the academic discourse in the field of theology and make a meaningful impact on the society. We encourage submissions that explore diverse perspectives and engage with contemporary issues.


We welcome papers on a wide range of theological topics, including but not limited to biblical studies, church history, systematic theology, practical theology, missiology and other relevant fields. Submissions should demonstrate originality, rigor, and relevance to the field.


Each submission should include an abstract of no more than 250 words. The abstract should provide a concise summary of the paper’s main argument, methodology, and findings.


Each paper should be At most 15 pages, 1.5 spaced New Times Romans font including references


All submissions must be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format. Please include a title page with the title of your paper, your name, affiliation, and contact information. The main body of the paper should be formatted according to the Turabian. Please use Times New Roman font, size 12, and double-spacing throughout the document.

Important Dates

– Full paper submission deadline: August 30, 2023

– Publication: November 4, 2023


Please use footnotes for citations and include a bibliography at the end of the paper. All references should follow the Turabian Style.


Papers must be original and not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. Plagiarism or self-plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.

Review Process

All submissions will undergo a blind peer-review process. Our panel of experts will evaluate the papers based on their scholarly merit, originality, clarity, and contribution to the field. Authors will be notified of the review outcome by September, 2023.


Accepted papers will be published November, 2023 in the ECWA Theological Seminary, Igbaja Journal of Theology. Authors will retain copyright of their work, but we kindly request that any subsequent publication of the same material acknowledges its initial publication in our journal.


Please email your paper as an attachment to In the subject line, please include “Submission for ETSI Journal – [Your Last Name]”.


Application fee of ₦7,000 will be required of ETSI Faculty/Staff per paper; external contributors are expected to pay ₦15,000 per paper entry of paper that is peer-reviewed and accepted.


For any inquiries or further information, please contact the ETSI Journal Committee at or any of the following numbers: +2347030759348, +2348034801711, +2348034649582, +2347063426020.