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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 recently issued this statement on the mosque attack in Christchurch, NZ:

  • Registration now open (posted on 18 July 2019)

    The registration process for REA2019 in Toronto is now open. Early bird rates apply until September 15th. You can see details of the meeting at the conference website and in the April e-REACH. Register now!

  • July eREACH now available! (posted on 17 July 2019 in Resources)

    The latest issue of eREACH is now available, full of useful information about our upcoming meeting in Toronto, ways to to connect with our Board as they explore governance changes, member news, and much more. Check it out and share it widely!

  • Explore REA governance proposals with the Board (posted on 12 July 2019 in Events and Members)

    Save the dates! The REA Steering Committee of the Board invites you to a live conversation via zoom of the governance proposals which will be voted upon in our November meeting. The first of two such zoom meetings will be July 18th (next Thursday) at 2 pm eastern time US, using this zoom link. We will ...

  • Interfaith Leadership and Religious Literacy grant competition (posted on 3 July 2019 in CFP and Resources)

    The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation is actively seeking proposals on interfaith leadership and religious literacy. Please see the extensive information available at their website.

  • Wornom Innovation Grant Applications Encouraged: Deadline Sept. 15th (posted on 14 June 2019)

    Summer is a great time to be creative! Apply for a Wornom Innovation Grant to get funding for your good ideas. This is a $3,500 award for innovative religious education projects and initiatives that further knowledge and deepen the practice of religious education, or that expand the field of religious education to a new area ...

  • Pedagogies in Dialogue conference (posted on 31 May 2019 in Events)

    The Warwick Center for Educational Studies announces the 4th Warwick Islamic Education Summer School: “Pedagogies in Dialogue: Engaging traditions of human formation in educational cultures of Islam and the West,” taking place 27-29 August 2019 at the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom. It will be convened by Dr Abdullah Sahin. More details available online.

  • Chris Ed Network series (posted on 28 May 2019 in Events)

    Dr. Diane Shallue, long time member of the REA and past president of the Lutheran Association of Christian Educators (now the Christian Education Network of the ELCA) invites REA members to join her in a shared reflection on the five gifts of discipleship. The free series of zoom events begins May 30th. More information ...

  • REA2019 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to May 15th (posted on 4 May 2019 in CFP, Events, Meetings, and Members)

    Coexistence in Divided Societies: Pedagogies of the Sacred, of Difference, and of Hope. The deadline to respond to the call for proposals for the Religious Education Association Annual Meeting has been extended to May 15th. The meeting will take place in Toronto, Ontario, 1-3 November 2019. Our theme this year is “Coexistence in Divided Societies: ...

  • Please help to publicize our conference! (posted on 18 April 2019 in CFP, Events, Meetings, and Members)

    The deadline for responding to the CFP for our upcoming November meeting in Toronto is May 1st. One way to help publicize the meeting is to share our most recent eREACH, which has details about the various plenaries. We have also made flyers available that you can download and print to post.

  • 2nd Int'l Conference on Catholic Religious Education (posted on 28 March 2019)

    A “date claimer” has just been released, asking people to hold February 11-14, 2020 for the second international conference on Catholic Religious Education. More details are available in a flyer that can also be shared.

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