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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.

  • Response to what is happening in Israel and Palestine (posted on 12 February 2024 in Statements)

    February 13, 2024 Response to happenings in Israel & Palestine The REA Board of Directors has met several times in recent months to discern our most appropriate response as a membership organization about the happenings in Israel & Palestine. The Board followed the Protocol for Public Statements developed by the Public Life Committee in 2021. As these ...

  • Director of Formation & Recruitment, Church Divinity School of Pacific (posted on 25 January 2024 in Members and Openings)

    CDSP is an Episcopal seminary shaped by the West Coast context.  The Director of Formation and Recruitment is a full time, exempt staff position that fulfills a variety of administrative, formative, and pastoral episodic roles at the institution. Primarily this role ensures a premier experience of student life and formation from application through graduation and ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Practical Theology, YDS (posted on 19 January 2024 in Members and Openings)

    Conectere is an interdisciplinary project to support secure Christian parenting and caregiving, through research and resource development. Conectere resources parents and caregivers in culturally attentive ways of relating with children, so that the sharing of faith and values is complemented by secure relational practices – a combination shown by research to make faith transmission across generations most effective. ...

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice Academy of Fellows (posted on 4 December 2023 in Openings)

    Rice University’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance is pleased to invite applications for sponsorship to the Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows Program. The two-year Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are open to exceptional scholars who have recently earned a doctoral degree in any area and who want to pursue research with faculty at Rice ...

  • Union Presbyterian Seminary to Inaugurate Rev. Dr. Rebecca L. Davis as the Sarah Belk Gambrell Professor of Christian Education (posted on 17 November 2023 in Members)

    Charlotte, NC (November 16, 2023)—On December 2 at 11:45 a.m., Union Presbyterian Seminary will formally inaugurate Rev. Dr. Rebecca L. Davis as the Sarah Belk Gambrell Professor of Christian Education at Sharon Presbyterian Church. To read the complete press release about the Inauguration, please click this link.

  • REA LGBTQ+-Allies Working Group – Fall Gathering, Dec 2 (posted on 14 November 2023 in Events, Meetings, and Members)

    The LGBTQ+ – Allies Working Group will be having a Fall gathering on Dec 2(Saturday), 9.00am-11.00am (Eastern Time). Sheryl A. M. Metzgner will be sharing her research entitled ‘Homesteading’ on theJourney of LGBTQ Spirituality: Movements of Making a Home for the Self.  Sherylis in our working group and she is currently a Doctoral Researcher in the Department ofTheology and Religion ...

  • Networking Coordinator of the Religious Education Association  (posted on 17 October 2023 in Openings)

    Networking Coordinator of the Religious Education Association – You are invited to apply for the position of Networking Coordinator. Dr. Mary Hess has retired after eight years of dedicated service in the position. We currently have the wonderful Dr. Eser Kim as our interim Networking Coordinator for one year. The primary tasks of the networking coordinator ...

  • REA Dinner @ AAR (posted on 14 October 2023 in Events and Members)

    There is still time to sign up for the Wabash-sponsored dinner gathering at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in San Antonio next month. See details in the announcement below. Reservation responses by November 1st appreciated. REA Dinner @ AAR Sunday, November 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Location: A local San Antonio restaurant (TBA) An informal gathering and conversation about teaching and learning for ...

  • Director of Ministerial Formation Position, Saint John’s University Graduate School of Theology and Seminary at Collegeville, MN (posted on 12 October 2023 in Openings)

    Saint John’s University Graduate School of Theology and Seminary at Collegeville invite applications for a full-time Director of Ministerial Formation. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and ministerial service prepare them to direct the ministerial formation and field education programs of the School of Theology and Seminary (SOT/Sem) and to teach graduate courses in pastoral ...

  • Opening at Wesley Seminary (posted on 10 October 2023 in Openings)

    Wesley Seminary has an opening for their work with the Christian Parenting/Caregiving grant from the Lilly Endowment. This is for the Project Director/Visiting Administrative Faculty, Wesley Innovation Hub. “The project director or visiting administrative faculty member will embody this ethos as they work with the Wesley Innovation Hub team to implement the Christian Parenting & Caregiving ...

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