Verbum Incarnatum

Verbum Incarnatum: An Academic Journal of Social Justice

Verbum Incarnatum is a multidisciplinary journal published annually. It welcomes articles from all disciplines presenting original ideas and critical analysis on the announced special issue topic, with a particular emphasis on social justice that year.


Roger Barnes, PhD, Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of the Incarnate Word 

Julie Miller, ThD,  Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of the Incarnate Word

Philip Lampe, PhD,  Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of the Incarnate Word

Managing Editor:

Duncan Hayse, Office of Research and Graduate Studies, University of the Incarnate Word  

Publication of Verbum Incarnatum is supported by Osman Özturgut, PhD, Dean, Research and Graduate Studies. 


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2015-2016 call for papers:



  • Submissions must be in English. Endnotes and references can be in any language as long as they promote the thesis in the paper and they are accompanied by an English translation.
  • Include a title page with author's name, email address and affiliation, followed by a short, 150-word abstract.
  • Manuscripts should be formatted following the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.) guidelines.
  • Manuscripts lacking proper citation of quotations will not be considered for publication.
  • Send manuscripts to Duncan Hayse at
  • Submissions are subject to anonymous (blind) peer review process. Contributors will be notified of the status of submission as soon as the editors have received comments from the peer reviewers.