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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 issued this statement on June 4, 2020 following the murder of George Floyd and subsequent events.

  • Assoc. Dir. Children’s Spirituality Research & Innovation Hub (posted on 16 September 2020 in Openings)

    Union Presbyterian Seminary is searching for an Associate Director of the Children’s Spirituality Research & Innovation Hub. Working collaboratively with the Hub Director, the Associate Director will have significant responsibility for the ‘innovation’ aspects of the Hub’s work across the U.S. The Children’s Spirituality Research & Innovation Hub is a major project funded by Lilly Endowment, ...

  • Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died (posted on 1 September 2020 in Events and Members)

    We are deeply saddened to share the news that Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died. Sarah had a very rapid, seven-week decline from pancreatic cancer and is survived by her parents, Joseph and Phyllis, her brother Daniel, and her two young adult children, Benjamin and Hannah. She was an incredible colleague—she co-founded the Religious Persecution & ...

  • Wabash Assoc. Dir. (posted on 22 August 2020 in Openings)

    The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion announces a search for an associate director of educational design. Extensive details on the position, and how to apply for it, are available at their website. Review of applications will begin October 1st.

  • Pop-up Zoom August 12 (posted on 11 August 2020 in Events and Members)

    We are experimenting with “pop-up zoom” meetings — the first is tomorrow, August 12th 9 pm NYC time (10 am August 13 Seoul time). All are welcome to join us for a syllabus/teaching brainstorming session. Please register in advance.

  • Meet & Greet recording (posted on 6 August 2020 in Members)

    On Tuesday, August 4th we held a zoom session for members to “meet and greet” our new executive secretary, Dr. Lakisha Lockhart. We’ve now made the video available at our YouTube channel for anyone else who’s interested in learning a bit more about Dr. Lockhart. Feedback is always welcomed either to our networking coordinator, or ...

  • Islam and Western Secular Modernity: A Conversation with Nilüfer Göle (posted on 4 August 2020 in Events)

    The Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is hosting a zoom conversation with noted scholar Nilüfer Göle on Thursday, August 6th at 12:30pm EDT. This free event requires a pre-registration, with details available on the event’s website.

  • August 12th Teaching/Syllabus Brainstorming Session (posted on 4 August 2020 in Events and Members)

    Who is on your syllabus? What practices are you teaching? Are they current, relevant, representative of global voices and meeting the needs of students right now? We find ourselves in a very unknown place this fall. We will be teaching students, many online for the first time, during a global pandemic in a time of great ...

  • Meet & Greet our new Exec! (posted on 4 August 2020 in Events and Members)

    Join us at 9 am central, 13 GMT — today, August 4 — for a zoom “meet & greet” with our new executive secretary Dr. Lakisha Lockhart. Find us via zoom (link was also published in the latest eREACH).

  • ALLLM webinar on new ATS standards for lifelong learning (posted on 19 July 2020 in ALLLM)

    REA’s “related learning organization” partner, ALLLM (the Association of Leaders in Lifelong Learning for Ministry), recently hosted a webinar with Dr. Frank Yamada, who is the Executive Director of the Association of Theological Schools. They recorded the session, and have made it publicly available: https://youtu.be/NL3BKErbWHM

  • July 2020 eREACH published (posted on 18 July 2020)

    The July 2020 eREACH is now available. It is packed full with information, including an introduction to our new executive secretary, details about changes in our programming related to COVID-19, and much, much more.

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