Category Archives: Events

Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died

We are deeply saddened to share the news that Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died. Sarah had a very rapid, seven-week decline from pancreatic cancer and is survived by her parents, Joseph and Phyllis, her brother Daniel, and her two … Continue reading

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Pop-up Zoom August 12

We are experimenting with “pop-up zoom” meetings — the first is tomorrow, August 12th 9 pm NYC time (10 am August 13 Seoul time). All are welcome to join us for a syllabus/teaching brainstorming session. Please register in advance.

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Islam and Western Secular Modernity: A Conversation with Nilüfer Göle

The Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is hosting a zoom conversation with noted scholar Nilüfer Göle on Thursday, August 6th at 12:30pm EDT. This free event requires a pre-registration, with details available on the event’s … Continue reading

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August 12th Teaching/Syllabus Brainstorming Session

Who is on your syllabus? What practices are you teaching? Are they current, relevant, representative of global voices and meeting the needs of students right now? We find ourselves in a very unknown place this fall. We will be teaching students, … Continue reading

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Meet & Greet our new Exec!

Join us at 9 am central, 13 GMT — today, August 4 — for a zoom “meet & greet” with our new executive secretary Dr. Lakisha Lockhart. Find us via zoom (link was also published in the latest eREACH).

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REA 2020 Postponed

After careful consideration of all of the issues, the REA Steering Committee has decided to postpone our annual meeting to July 6-9, 2021. In doing so we realize there are many things that will have to change, but we feel … Continue reading

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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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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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