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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.

The REA Board’s Steering Committee has been working hard on responding to the needs of the Association, and here lists an overall summary of the REA changes that are underway:

  • LSTC: Lecturer, Program Director (posted on 3 April 2020 in Openings)

    The Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago is searching for a lecturer who can also be the MA/MDIV/MAM program director, and director of ELCA candidacy. Details available online, deadline of April 15.

  • REA COVID-19 update (posted on 24 March 2020 in ALLLM, CFP, eLert, and Statements)

    As the world struggles to respond to the challenges arising from COVID-19, REA wants you to know that we, too, are seeking to respond in ways that are faithful to our commitments and mission. It is not yet clear whether we will be able to hold our full meeting in person in November, but whatever the future holds we ...

  • IAPT July 2021: Coping with Crisis (posted on 17 February 2020 in CFP and Events)

    The International Association for Practical Theology has announced their 2021 conference, to be held in July of 2021: Coping with crisis: Hospitality, security, and the search for faithful connections. The Call for Papers is open through September. Please see their website for more details.

  • Children's Spirituality Summit (posted on 14 February 2020 in Events)

    “Spiritual Formation of Children: Personal, Communal, Cultural” JUNE 8-10, 2020 / Children’s Spirituality Summit at Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN The Children’s Spirituality Summit brings together children’s ministers, developmental psychologists, spiritual formation leaders, lay leaders, pastors, teachers, sociologists, parents, and theologians from a broad spectrum of Christian traditions to collectively explore children’s spiritual formation. More information is available ...

  • Fellowship: Revitalize Pedagogy in Christian Higher Education (posted on 9 February 2020 in Openings)

    The Yale Center for Faith & Culture (YCFC), with the generous support of the Texas Methodist Foundation, is now accepting applications from educators at institutions of Christian higher education, to serve as Pedagogy Fellows for the Pedagogy of Christ & Being Human project.  The deadline to apply for this $6000 fellowship is April 1st. Most details ...

  • Professor of World Christianity, Nazarene Seminary (posted on 29 January 2020 in Openings)

    Nazarene Theological Seminary is seeking applicants for a full-time, open-rank, professor of World Christianity. Position is open until filled with a start date as early as August 2020. Candidates must hold (or be near completion of) a terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D. or Th.D., and have a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and ecclesial practice. ...

  • Design thinking as support for the Wornom Innovation grants (posted on 6 January 2020)

    During the 2019 REA Annual Meeting, Dr. Sarah Tauber (chair of the Harper Wornom committee) offered a workshop on design thinking as support for the Wornom Innovation grant process. She has graciously made available her powerpoint slides from that workshop.

  • Science and Religious Education in Divided Societies (posted on 31 December 2019)

    https://youtu.be/CpBmRaa2_po One aspect of our current social divides involves a raging debate over the possibility of “post-truth,” “alternative facts,” and “fake news.” Among other issues, this debate revolves around the proper relation between empirical evidence, on the hand, and various political, cultural, and religious narratives, on the other. One way to consider this debate is by ...

  • Education for co-existence: Pedagogies of the sacred, of difference, and of hope (posted on 31 December 2019 in Events and Meetings)

    https://youtu.be/GVPMfW4K6yE The fourth plenary from the 2019 Religious Education Association annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON from November 1-3 was scheduled to be the Presidential Address. Due to health challenges, the REA Program Chair and incoming President, Hanan Alexander of the University of Haifa, was unable to deliver his address. Instead, his colleague and friend, Marc ...

  • Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education (posted on 31 December 2019 in Events, Meetings, and Resources)

    https://youtu.be/0P2P6kr9zFI The third plenary from the Religious Education Association’s annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON November 1-3, 2019 was entitled “Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education” and featured Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng, Emerita professor of religious education, Emmanuel College in Victoria University in the University of Toronto, and Tsafrir Goldberg, Senior lecturer, University of ...

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