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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.

  • Global Day of Prayer: Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation (posted on 3 March 2021 in Events and Members)

    On June 4, 2020 the Board of the REA issued a statement in response to the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer. This coming week the trial of Derek Chauvin commences. March 8th has been designated by the local community as a global day of prayer for justice for George ...

  • SSRC fellowships available (posted on 26 February 2021 in Members, Openings, and Resources)

    The Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), with the support of the Fetzer Institute, aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing democracy in the United States. These fellowships offer research support over a period of up ...

  • Cátedra Paulo Freire online and free this year! (posted on 19 February 2021 in Events and Members)

    Join our long time member and colleague Débora Junker on March 11th: “As the 100th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s birth approaches, we want to celebrate his life and work by reaffirming our commitment to embrace an emancipatory education as we, together, seek to reinvent his legacy. Amid many disruptions such as attacks on democracy, the violation ...

  • Lifelong Spirituality and God Connection (posted on 7 February 2021 in Members and Resources)

    Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Schein, the 2018 Wornom Innovation grant award winner, has recently published yet another powerful resource: Life-Long Spirituality and God Connection: A Suite of Kaplanesque Learning Resources. The notion of life-long spirituality and God connection is clear enough to most colleagues. “Kaplanesque”, however, might need a brief explanation. Mordecai Kaplan was the founder of ...

  • Latest eREACH published (posted on 30 January 2021 in Members and Resources)

    Did you know that “eREACH” stands for the electronic version of the “Religious Education Association Clearing House” — otherwise know as our newsletter? It comes out four times a year, and always includes free educational resources, news from members, and much more. The January issue has just been published, and it includes news about our 2021 ...

  • Pop-up Monday, January 25 (posted on 21 January 2021 in Events and Members)

    Recently, we have been receiving emails and questions regarding resources for some of the various happenings in the United States: such as continued online learning, a global pandemic, economic crisis, political upheaval, and racial injustice. As the Spring semester is very soon to be upon us, we thought another Pop-Up session might be helpful. We ...

  • Director, Wisdom Ways (posted on 21 January 2021)

    Wisdom Ways offers programs to explore the spiritual dimensions of contemporary life for women and men and to re-imagine and embody all that women can be as agents of transformation in church and society. Established in 1994, Wisdom Ways is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province, who build ...

  • Stay tuned: REA2021 going online (posted on 18 January 2021 in eLert, Events, and Meetings)

    Stay tuned for more details, but please note that today the REA Steering Committee decided to move our REA2021 full meeting online, due to continuing concerns with COVID-19. The deadline for proposals was shifted to January 31st, so keep in mind that your paper/panel/etc. will now need to take place in an online space. More details coming ...

  • Short term, virtual, peace researcher (posted on 16 January 2021 in Openings)

    For almost 20 years, the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justices (Kroc IPJ) Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program has documented women peace leaders’ expertise. Grounded in the Kroc IPJ’s mission to ​learn with peacemakers, the WPS program seeks to hire a Peace Researcher consultant. This consultant will spend 85% of their time co-developing research ...

  • DRE Archdiocese of St. Louis (posted on 15 January 2021 in Openings)

    The Archdiocese of St. Louis Office of Catholic Education and Formation is seeking a Director of Religious Education. The Director of Religious Education leads efforts on behalf of K-12 schools and parishes of the Archdiocese of St. Louis to develop and strengthen curriculum, programs, policies and procedures associated with Catholic identity, educational excellence, and faith ...

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