Welcome to REA:APPRRE

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:

  • Asst. Prof. of Religion and Medical Humanities (posted on 3 November 2019 in Openings)

    The Department of Religion and the Medical Humanities Program at Montclair State University seeks an Assistant Professor of Religion and Medical Humanities. The Assistant Professor of Religion and Medical Humanities will teach and conduct research at the intersections of religion/culture and medicine/healthcare, such as contemporary health-care practices in global medical systems; religion/culture and conceptions of ...

  • CFP: Spirituality in research, professional practice, and education (posted on 24 October 2019 in CFP)

    The Sixth International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality, incorporating a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Journal for the Study of Spirituality announces a conference and call for abstracts “Spirituality in Research, Professional Practice and Education.” Conference to be held Monday 1 June – Wednesday 3 June 2020, at ...

  • CFP: Teaching controversial issues (posted on 24 October 2019 in CFP)

    Marie von der Lippe, the editor of a special issue of the journal Religions, invites papers on a range of questions. The Special Issue invites both theoretical and empirical contributions from scholars and researchers in the study of religion(s) and religion education to provide new and innovative perspectives to the debate on controversial issues and religion. ...

  • CFP: Theology of Gratitude (posted on 24 October 2019)

    Bexley Seabury Seminary and the United Thank Offering invite scholars in philosophy, religion, theology, and other relevant disciplines to offer papers on The Theology of Gratitude. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of thought leaders in the Episcopal Church. Authors of select papers will be invited to present their submissions as part of a Convocation ...

  • October 21 Zoom meeting on governance (posted on 10 October 2019 in Members)

    Once again the Board of the REA is offering a live opportunity to discuss with them recent changes in governance — both those that have already been enacted, and those which require a by-laws change (and thus a vote). You can find out more about the changes here on our website, as well as in ...

  • CFP for APT conference in April (posted on 9 October 2019 in CFP)

    The Call for Proposals for the April 2020 Association for Practical Theology conference in Houston, TX has been posted — with a November 1 deadline. Please check their site for full details. The theme for this biennial meeting is ““This is my body”: The Human Body as Site for Intersectional Discourse on Practical Theology and ...

  • Post doctoral fellowship in RE and Jewish studies (posted on 23 September 2019 in CFP, Members, and Openings)

    The Concentration in Education and Jewish Studies (EdJS) at the Stanford Graduate School of Education invites applications for the Jim Joseph Post-Doctoral Fellowship in education and religion for a two-year appointment, beginning in the fall of 2020.  The EdJS is a unique hub for studies at the intersection of religion and education, and we invite applications ...

  • Science for Seminaries Grant deadline October 1 (posted on 5 September 2019)

    Science for Seminaries: Integrating Science into Core Theological Education is an initiative designed to promote positive and respectful dialogue between scientists and religious communities by supporting science appreciation among future religious leaders. ATS and AAAS|DoSER will offer grants to a select group of seminaries to support them in their efforts to integrate science into at least ...

  • Thinking through governance (posted on 5 September 2019 in Members)

    As the REA Board continues to work on enhancing the transparency and participatory nature of governance in our Association, they are putting together information pages to keep track of what has already been done, as well as any proposed changes that require a change in by-law. You can read about the governance changes here (a page ...

  • Engage REA Board about governance (posted on 3 September 2019 in Members)

    The second in a series of live zoom meetings will take place this coming Thursday, September 5th at 3 pm eastern, 2 pm central using this zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/9230801444 Please join the Board to talk about the proposed governance changes. You can read about them here on our website, in preparation for this meeting, ...

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