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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 issued this statement on June 4, 2020 following the murder of George Floyd and subsequent events.

  • BC tenure track position in RE and Contextual ed (posted on 23 November 2020 in Openings)

    Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in Religious Education with a focus in youth and young adult faith. The professor in this position also oversees the Contextual Education Program; rank is open. This appointment will be within the STM’s Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry (DREPM), ...

  • Christian Education, Union Presbyterian, tenure track (posted on 10 November 2020 in Openings)

    Union Presbyterian Seminary announces a position in Christian Education at the rank of assistant or associate, tenure track. The person appointed to this position will be based in Richmond and will teach courses on both the Richmond and Charlotte campuses, as well as across all degree programs and platforms, and through in-person, hybrid, and distance formats. ...

  • Lifelong learning survey (posted on 9 November 2020 in ALLLM and Resources)

    The Association of Lifelong Learning in Ministry (ALLLM), the professional guild supporting directors in lifelong learning — and REA’s related learning organization — is launching a research project. The goal? To map the landscape of continuing education in North America for the first time in nearly 40 years – and they need our help! Phase 1 ...

  • Prepare for the business meeting (posted on 3 November 2020 in Events, Meetings, and Members)

    All members of REA are encouraged to attend the annual business meeting, to be held virtually via zoom this year during our Fall Gathering. It is important to review the documents and agenda for that meeting in advance.

  • Fall gathering begins this Thursday! (posted on 3 November 2020 in Events, Meetings, and Members)

    The challenges of navigating a pandemic have led the leaders of REA to postpone our annual conference until this coming summer, but in the meantime we are hosting a free, online (through zoom) fall gathering from Thursday, November 5th through Sunday, November 9th. Once you register you can drop in and out of the zoom ...

  • Add to our resource list! (posted on 26 October 2020 in Resources)

    After the August pop-up zoom we held to support people in planning fall courses, we developed a page on our website where you can add resources as you think of them. As we approach planning for spring terms, please visit that page and consider submitting additional resources using the form found at the bottom of that ...

  • October eREACH available (posted on 23 October 2020 in Events, Meetings, and Members)

    If you are a member of REA, you should already have received your October 2020 eREACH. But if not, you can now access it here at our website. It’s chock full of information, including the schedule for our fully online — and free! — 2020 fall gathering which will take place November 5-8. Quick tip: ...

  • Horizons books (posted on 14 October 2020)

    Did you know that our Association has a renowned editorial board that leads a publications series in the field? Check out the books that have been published so far, and share our flyer with your colleagues! HorizonsinReligiousEducation_ad_Oct2020Download

  • Faculty Positions in Biblical Studies and Pastoral Theology (posted on 14 October 2020 in Openings)

    Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia, intends to hire two new tenure-track faculty members at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence in summer 2021 (date negotiable). One of the positions is in Biblical Studies, the other in Pastoral Theology. To fulfill statutory requirements, one (1.0 FTE) of the two appointments must ...

  • Candler: Pastoral care and counseling (posted on 13 October 2020 in Openings)

    Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in Pastoral Care and Counseling with a focus on chaplaincy to begin in the Fall of 2021. Appointments can be made at any rank including Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Further details about the position and how to apply are available online (deadline ...

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