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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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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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Explore REA governance proposals with the Board

Save the dates! The REA Steering Committee of the Board invites you to a live conversation via zoom of the governance proposals which will be voted upon in our November meeting. The first of two such zoom meetings will be … Continue reading

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Pedagogies in Dialogue conference

The Warwick Center for Educational Studies announces the 4th Warwick Islamic Education Summer School: “Pedagogies in Dialogue: Engaging traditions of human formation in educational cultures of Islam and the West,” taking place 27-29 August 2019 at the University of Warwick, … Continue reading

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Chris Ed Network series

Dr. Diane Shallue, long time member of the REA and past president of the Lutheran Association of Christian Educators (now the Christian Education Network of the ELCA) invites REA members to join her in a shared reflection on the five … Continue reading

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REA2019 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to May 15th

Coexistence in Divided Societies: Pedagogies of the Sacred, of Difference, and of Hope. The deadline to respond to the call for proposals for the Religious Education Association Annual Meeting has been extended to May 15th. The meeting will take place … Continue reading

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