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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

  • Post doctoral fellowship available at University of Michigan (posted on 22 September 2017)

    2017 NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to scholars who are engaging in diversity scholarship, in any field or department represented at the University of Michigan’s schools and colleges. NCID provides $55,000 per year for the winning candidates. The application deadline is November 1, 2017. Applicants can get more information at NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • Religious educators needed in US Military (posted on 17 September 2017)

    I recently received a note from Donald Ericson, who is the Religious Education Program Director for the Army in the US: I am trying to get greater exposure to our job listings as Religious Educators working for the Department of the Army as a civilian employee. The work is challenging, rewarding and diverse. Currently we have three ...

  • New film grant award available to Latinx filmmakers (posted on 10 August 2017)

    The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures has created a new filmmaking grant — the “Adan Medrano Legacy Award in Film” — named to honor a wonderful artist whom many of us in REA are privileged to know as a friend. Please share the information about the grant widely in your networks, it is ...

  • CFP: Education and Religion in a Secular Age (posted on 3 August 2017)

    One of our members, Prof. Dr. K. H. (Ina) ter Avest, emerita professor in Education and Philosophy of Life, at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences, and former senior lecturer Pedagogics of Religion, VU University Amsterdam, is guest editing a special issue of the journal Education Sciences. The issue will be focused on education and religion in ...

  • Save the date: REA at AAR, November 19 (posted on 13 July 2017)

    P19-400 Religious Education Association Theme: Teaching In and For Multifaith Contexts: Concepts and Practices Sunday – 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Marriott Copley Place-Boston University (Third Level) How shall we educate our faith communities so that they can practice hospitality in the world of many faiths? How are we to prepare religious leaders who are capable of leading congregations and communities in ...

  • Share our meeting flyer! (posted on 9 July 2017)

    Plans continue for our next annual meeting to be held November 3-5 in St. Louis, Missouri. We now have two versions of a flyer that you can download and print, or send to friends and colleagues electronically. Color version of REA2017 flyer, best if you are sharing electronically or printing in color. Black and white version of ...

  • Early registration now open for REA 2017 (posted on 30 May 2017)

    Early registration for the 2017 REA Annual Meeting is now open. Early bird rates are only available through September 22nd, so be sure to register before the deadline. Once registered you will receive an invitation to Sched, where you can update your personal profile. In late July we will send another email via Sched inviting ...

  • CFP: Catholic Identity in Context (posted on 13 May 2017)

    The Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Justice at the University of San Francisco is inviting submissions for a volume (or series, depending on numbers) on Catholic identity in context. The contexts for exploration are: primary and secondary education service, healthcare, and social ministry university teaching, research, and administration The essay should be approximately 3500 words ...

  • Christian Education, Union Presbyterian, Charlotte (posted on 12 May 2017)

    Union Presbyterian Seminary announces a search for a faculty position of open rank in Christian education on their Charlotte campus. Full details are available online, and the deadline is September 1st.

  • Faith matters in public life (posted on 11 May 2017)

    The Nuremberg Forum, held in Germany in October 2016, discussed major aspects of public theology. Here’s a lovely overview of the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY-xkmKRgY0  

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