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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. After our most recent meeting, we received a lot of heartfelt feedback and the board has issued this statement in response:

February 13, 2019 statement of the REA Board
  • REA2019 Proposal Submission Process now open (posted on 15 March 2019 in CFP, Events, and Meetings)

    The electronic submission process for REA2019 is now open! Please make sure to read the guidelines for submission carefully before beginning your proposal. Let’s share this out widely — remember that people do not need to be members of the Association to make a proposal (although they will need to join if their proposal is accepted).

  • CFP for Bloomsbury Handbook on Religious Education in the Global South (posted on 21 February 2019)

    The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religious Education in the Global South is seeking chapter proposals. They define the Global South as including the following regions: Africa, Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean. The call for chapter proposals invites educationists, scholars, practitioners and other stakeholders involved with or concerned about policy, theory and practice ...

  • IIIT's Call for Research Proposals (posted on 16 February 2019 in CFP)

    IIIT’s Advancing Education in Muslim Societies (AEMS) is an initiative whose empirical research goal is to promote socio-emotional learning and value-based education in Muslim communities in North America and around the globe. AEMS empirical research follows a three- year cycle of funded research priorities situated within the above area. Currently they are soliciting proposals on ...

  • CFP for THEOCOM19 (posted on 15 February 2019 in CFP)

    The call for papers has just been issued for THEOCOM 19, which is an annual symposium-style gathering of theologians and other scholars around the topics of digital culture and communication. This summer, July 21-23, it will focus on how faith formation is shaped by digital culture. Deadline for proposals is March 30th.

  • REA Board statement on REA2018 (posted on 13 February 2019)

    Today the Board of the Religious Education Association has issued a formal statement on feedback received in relation to REA Annual Meeting 2018.

  • New ecumenical studies degree at Bonn (posted on 5 February 2019 in Members and Resources)

    Bert Roebben, past-president and program chair of the REA, is pleased to announce a new degree in ecumenical studies that his university — Universität Bonn — is offering. We rejoice with him in this new learning opportunity!

  • CFP for ARC conference (posted on 17 December 2018 in CFP)

    A reminder that a response to the call for papers for the upcoming ARC (theopoetics) conference is due January 7th.

  • CFP: Bloomsbury Handbook of Religious Education in the Global South (posted on 1 December 2018 in CFP)

    Edited by Yonah H. Matemba (University of the West of Scotland, UK) and Bruce Collet (Bowling Green State University, USA) with the assistance of sections editors (tbc), this book welcomes critical papers that address both the confessional and post-confessional landscape upon which contemporary RE is predicated in the GS. In particular, we are keen to ...

  • CFP: Interrogating Self-Care: Bodies, Personhood, & Movements in Tumultuous Times (posted on 1 December 2018 in CFP)

    The graduate students from nine universities of the Boston-area Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women, and Sexuality present a biannual interdisciplinary conference entitled Interrogating Self-Care: Bodies, Personhood, & Movements in Tumultuous Times to be held at MIT on March 29 & March 30, 2019. Deadline for proposals is January 4th, and much more information ...

  • 2019 Cátedra Paulo Freire announced (posted on 20 November 2018 in CFP and Meetings)

    Garrett Evangelical Seminary is pleased to announce the upcoming Cátedra Paulo Freire, with keynote speakers Peter McLaren and Daniel Schipani, for March 14-15, 2019. More details are available online, and please share their flyer widely.

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