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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:

  • 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, ...

  • Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Chair in Jewish Education (posted on 20 August 2019 in Openings)

    The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in academic year 2020-21, to hold the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Chair in Jewish Education. This position is subject to budget approval, and will be shared between the Mandel Center and ...

  • Wornom Grant deadline approaching (posted on 19 August 2019)

    Please help us to publicize the Wornom Innovation grant. There is a flyer you can share out, as well as information here on the website. The deadline for applications (it’s an online process) is September 15th. Wornom Grant FlyerDownload

  • Full time Faith Formation Leader opening (OH) (posted on 8 August 2019 in Openings)

    Lord of Life Lutheran Church, in Columbus, OH is seeking a full-time faith formation leader. Many more details available online.

  • CFP: Int'l Knowledge Transfer in Religious Education (posted on 2 August 2019 in CFP)

    Prof. Dr. David Käbisch and Prof. Dr. Friedrich Schweitzer invite chapter proposals for a collection focused on international knowledge transfer in religious education. More details are available on the call itself.

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