It is basically the author’s duty to only submit a manuscript that is free from plagiarism and academically malpractices. The editor, however, double checks each article before its publication. The first step is to check plagiarism against the offline database developed by Jurnal Sosiologi Agama and, secondly, against as much as possible online databases. A maximum of 15 % of similarities is allowed for the submitted papers. Should we find more than 15 % of the similarity index, the article will be returned to the author for correction and re-submission.