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IAPT July 2021: Coping with Crisis

The International Association for Practical Theology has announced their 2021 conference, to be held in July of 2021: Coping with crisis: Hospitality, security, and the search for faithful connections. The Call for Papers is open through September. Please see their … Continue reading

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Children’s Spirituality Summit

“Spiritual Formation of Children: Personal, Communal, Cultural” JUNE 8-10, 2020 / Children’s Spirituality Summit at Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN The Children’s Spirituality Summit brings together children’s ministers, developmental psychologists, spiritual formation leaders, lay leaders, pastors, teachers, sociologists, parents, and theologians … Continue reading

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Fellowship: Revitalize Pedagogy in Christian Higher Education

The Yale Center for Faith & Culture (YCFC), with the generous support of the Texas Methodist Foundation, is now accepting applications from educators at institutions of Christian higher education, to serve as Pedagogy Fellows for the Pedagogy of Christ & … Continue reading

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Professor of World Christianity, Nazarene Seminary

Nazarene Theological Seminary is seeking applicants for a full-time, open-rank, professor of World Christianity. Position is open until filled with a start date as early as August 2020. Candidates must hold (or be near completion of) a terminal degree, preferably … Continue reading

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Design thinking as support for the Wornom Innovation grants

During the 2019 REA Annual Meeting, Dr. Sarah Tauber (chair of the Harper Wornom committee) offered a workshop on design thinking as support for the Wornom Innovation grant process. She has graciously made available her powerpoint slides from that workshop.

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Science and Religious Education in Divided Societies

One aspect of our current social divides involves a raging debate over the possibility of “post-truth,” “alternative facts,” and “fake news.” Among other issues, this debate revolves around the proper relation between empirical evidence, on the hand, and various political, … Continue reading

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Education for co-existence: Pedagogies of the sacred, of difference, and of hope

The fourth plenary from the 2019 Religious Education Association annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON from November 1-3 was scheduled to be the Presidential Address. Due to health challenges, the REA Program Chair and incoming President, Hanan Alexander of the … Continue reading

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Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education

The third plenary from the Religious Education Association’s annual meeting, held in Toronto, ON November 1-3, 2019 was entitled “Disrupting the consequences of difficult histories through education” and featured Greer Anne Wenh-In Ng, Emerita professor of religious education, Emmanuel College … Continue reading

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Hermeneutics of the Other and Theologies of Difference

The second plenary from the 2019 Religious Education Association meeting held in Toronto, ON November 1-3 was entitled “Hermeneutics of the Other and Theologies of Difference,” and involved a panel discussion amongst Elie Holzer, Ochs Chair for Teaching Jewish Religious … Continue reading

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2019 Wornom Innovation Award Announced

REA is delighted to announce that the 2019 Wornom Innovation Grant has been awarded to Dr. Elliot Ginsburg for a project called “Beloved Land: Israel and Palestine Through the Kaleidoscope,” sponsored by The Aleph Ordination Israel and Palestine Program. This … Continue reading

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