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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:

REA Board Statement

  • Dr. Katie Cannon scholarship (posted on 30 August 2018)

    The Presbyterian Mission Agency has created a scholarship fund to honor the name and legacy of the late Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, a pioneer and legend in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The Women’s Ministry Fund (E049991) supports Presbyterian women of color, clergywomen, college women, and other women with opportunities for leadership and spiritual development ...

  • UC Press book offered free of charge (posted on 21 June 2018)

    Shenila Khoja-Moolji is excited to share that due to a grant from the Islamic Humanities program at Brown University, the electronic version of her forthcoming book, Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, is available for free download. You can access it here: https://www.luminosoa.org/site/books/10.1525/luminos.52/

  • 3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School (posted on 4 June 2018)

    The dates (3-5 September 2018) and application details have been released for the Third International Islamic Education Summer School at Warwick. The Summer School is open to all researchers and educators who are interested in developing their understanding of the educational culture and pedagogic practice within Muslim communities and their interaction with wider social and educational ...

  • 4th Horizons book coming out soon! (posted on 1 June 2018)

    We are so excited to note that our Horizons imprint series of monographs in Religious Education is about to release the fourth book: Arm in Arm with Adolescent Girls: Educating into the New Creation, written by Emily Peck-McClain. As the publisher notes, “Adolescent girls are filled with passion, excitement, joy, critique, wit, and energy, even as ...

  • CDF Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy summer program (posted on 18 May 2018)

    Exciting details of a long line up of fabulous speakers and workshop leaders have been released for the Children’s Defense Fund 24th Annual Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy. This is a marvelous opportunity to learn with and from some of the most effective child advocates in the country, and to do so in ...

  • Proposal deadline extended to May 15th (posted on 1 May 2018)

    The deadline for proposing RIG papers, collaborative sessions, and posters, has now been extended to May 15th. Please note that all submissions must be made through our online system.

  • CFP deadline rapidly approaching... (posted on 16 April 2018)

    The May 1st deadline to submit a response to our call for proposals will soon be here. Please make sure to read our guidelines carefully before you submit to our online system. We’d also love to have you share the call out widely — we are trying to reach many people with this theme who ...

  • IASYM 2019 theme announced (posted on 9 April 2018)

    The International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry has announced the theme for their 3-6 January 2019 conference in Durham, UK: identity and agenda for youth ministry. More information is available online.

  • REA President Selçuk to speak in DC (posted on 16 February 2018)

    The Taha Al-Alwani Lectures in Muslim-Christian Dialogue will be presented this year on March 14, 2018 from 6 to 9 pm, at the El-Hibri Foundation in DC. Dr. Mualla Selçuk, our current president, will be speaking along with Dr. Ian Markham, from Virginia Theological Seminary. The title of their lectures is “Religious Education in a Diverse ...

  • Int'l Conference on Children's Spirituality (posted on 6 February 2018)

    The International Association for Children’s Spirituality and the Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences of Université Laval are very pleased to announce the 16th International Conference on Children’s Spirituality, Quebec City, 24-27 July 2018. The conference will interest practitioners and researchers coming from a diversity of disciplinary, cultural, and professional backgrounds, who are concerned with the ...

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