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Welcome to the Religious Education Association, an Association of Professors, Practitioners, and Researchers in Religious Education. We meet and work together to advance substantive research, probing scholarship and practical approaches to religious education, particularly through our journal Religious Education and our scholarly monograph series Horizons in Religious Education.

We are an international multi-faith organization which gathers in person once a year. Given recent events in the United States, the board of the REA has issued the following public statement concerning the executive order enforcing travel restrictions:

REA Board Statement

  • Dynamics of Disaffiliation and Clues for Our Responses (posted on 12 October 2018 in Catholic Community of Practice)

    Saint Mary’s Press Research Group and the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate published Going, Going, Gone in 2017 (Winona, MN: Saint Mary’s Press). Through a survey and in-depth personal interviews of disaffiliated young people (ages 15-25) who had been raised Catholics, the researchers identified three “preliminary categories” and six “common dynamics” of disaffiliation. ...

  • Rossiter book available for free (posted on 26 September 2018)

    Graham Rossiter has recently published a new book — Life to the full: The changing landscape of contemporary spirituality — Implications for Catholic School Religious Education. He is excited to announce that it is being made available as a free PDF to religious educators. In addition, he writes that: …the book is linked with complementary audiovisual and study ...

  • MAR-AAR CFP released (posted on 24 September 2018 in CFP)

    The Religion and Education Section of the Mid-Atlantic region of the AAR has just released its call for papers. This section invites proposals that respond to this year’s regional conference theme: Out of Place: Migrants and Race, Tribalism and Fear, Within and Without as it connects to religion, schooling, and education. Schools and other educational spaces ...

  • Sarah Pettit Doctoral Fellowship in Lesbian Studies (posted on 24 September 2018 in Openings)

    Yale LGBT Studies is pleased to announce that the Sarah Pettit Doctoral Fellowship in Lesbian Studies at Yale University is welcoming applications for a biennial dissertation-writing workshop for a cohort of doctoral fellows. The 2019 Yale Pettit Doctoral Fellowship Workshop will take place May 13-17, 2019 in New Haven, CT and will focus on scholarship ...

  • Dr. Katie Cannon scholarship (posted on 30 August 2018 in Members)

    The Presbyterian Mission Agency has created a scholarship fund to honor the name and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, a pioneer and legend in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The Women’s Ministry Fund (E049991) supports Presbyterian women of color, clergywomen, college women, and other women with opportunities for leadership and spiritual development ...

  • UC Press book offered free of charge (posted on 21 June 2018)

    Shenila Khoja-Moolji is excited to share that due to a grant from the Islamic Humanities program at Brown University, the electronic version of her forthcoming book, Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, is available for free download. You can access it here: https://www.luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.52/

  • 3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School (posted on 4 June 2018 in Events and Members)

    The dates (3-5 September 2018) and application details have been released for the Third International Islamic Education Summer School at Warwick. The Summer School is open to all researchers and educators who are interested in developing their understanding of the educational culture and pedagogic practice within Muslim communities and their interaction with wider social and educational ...

  • 4th Horizons book coming out soon! (posted on 1 June 2018 in Members and Resources)

    We are so excited to note that our Horizons imprint series of monographs in Religious Education is about to release the fourth book: Arm in Arm with Adolescent Girls: Educating into the New Creation, written by Emily Peck-McClain. As the publisher notes, “Adolescent girls are filled with passion, excitement, joy, critique, wit, and energy, even as ...

  • CDF Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy summer program (posted on 18 May 2018 in Meetings, Members, and Resources)

    Exciting details of a long line up of fabulous speakers and workshop leaders have been released for the Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy. This is a marvelous opportunity to learn with and from some of the most effective child advocates in the country, and to do so in ...

  • Proposal deadline extended to May 15th (posted on 1 May 2018 in CFP, Events, and Meetings)

    The deadline for proposing RIG papers, collaborative sessions, and posters, has now been extended to May 15th. Please note that all submissions must be made through our online system.

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