Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Covenant Quarterly is the online, open-access ministerial journal of the Evangelical Covenant Church, published by North Park Theological Seminary through Covenant Publications. Its mission is to foster theological reflection on ministerial praxis in service to ECC pastors and the broader church. It is recognized as a primary source for Pietism studies and has contributed to articulating and shaping Covenant theology and identity. 


Section Policies


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Book Reviews

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Complete Issue

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Peer Review Process

All submissions to the Covenant Quarterly are subject to review by the editorial committee. 

The Quarterly is not currently a peer reviewed journal. Contact editor to indicate interest in becoming a Quarterly reviewer.


Publication Frequency

The Covenant Quarterly is published four times a year (February, May, August, November) in Chicago, Illinois.


Open Access Policy

The Covenant Quarterly provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Readers have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...