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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.

We are an international multi-faith organization which gathers in person once a year. Given recent events in the United States, the board of the REA has issued the following public statement concerning the executive order enforcing travel restrictions:

  • Early registration now open for REA 2017 (posted on 30 May 2017)

    Early registration for the 2017 REA Annual Meeting is now open. Early bird rates are only available through September 15th, so be sure to register before the deadline. Once registered you will receive an invitation to Sched, where you can update your personal profile. In late July we will send another email via Sched inviting ...

  • CFP: Catholic Identity in Context (posted on 13 May 2017)

    The Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Justice at the University of San Francisco is inviting submissions for a volume (or series, depending on numbers) on Catholic identity in context. The contexts for exploration are: primary and secondary education service, healthcare, and social ministry university teaching, research, and administration The essay should be approximately 3500 words ...

  • Christian Education, Union Presbyterian, Charlotte (posted on 12 May 2017)

    Union Presbyterian Seminary announces a search for a faculty position of open rank in Christian education on their Charlotte campus. Full details are available online, and the deadline is September 1st.

  • Faith matters in public life (posted on 11 May 2017)

    The Nuremberg Forum, held in Germany in October 2016, discussed major aspects of public theology. Here’s a lovely overview of the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY-xkmKRgY0  

  • Journal re-use guidelines for authors (posted on 6 May 2017)

    Taylor & Francis has given us a succinct FAQ on ways in which authors of articles in the journal might re-use their original content. Please note the distinctions made there between “accepted manuscript” (which is prior to copyediting and typesetting), and “article” (which is a fully published version).  

  • Ex Dir Shalom Hill Farm Ministry (posted on 2 May 2017)

    Shalom Hill Farm is a retreat and learning ministry in southwest Minnesota, affiliated with the ELCA. They are currently searching for a new full time executive director, and welcome applications from people with a heart for this work — ordained, non-ordained, Lutheran, not Lutheran, etc. Details are available here. Deadline for applications is June 15th.

  • Pope Francis offers a TED talk (posted on 26 April 2017)

    Pope Francis does something no other pope has done — record a TED talk! This TED talk is a lovely distillation of Pope Francis’ thought, and further, offers a profound definition of and exhortation towards encounter.

  • Conference: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century (posted on 26 April 2017)

    The Cleveland Baptist Association of American Baptist Churches is holding a major national conference May 3-6 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Independence, OH. Entitled “Understanding the Times: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century,” there are details available online.

  • CFP: Preparing, Retaining and Recruiting Teachers of Color (posted on 26 April 2017)

    Northern Kentucky University is hosting a national symposium on Preparing, Retaining and Recruiting Teachers of Color. This event will be held September 15, 2017, with a deadline for responses to the call for papers of May 15. More details are available online. Please share widely!

  • Celebrating Pamela Mitchell-Legg (posted on 8 April 2017)

    Karen-Marie Yust extends a special invitation to all REA members to join her in a reception celebrating the teaching ministry and retirement of Pamela Mitchell-Legg, the Sarah Gambrell Professor of Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary. The reception will take place Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Charlotte campus, 5141 Sharon Road. Further ...

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