Category Archives: Members

Christian Formation, Wesley Theological Seminary

Wesley Theological Seminary, a seminary of the United Methodist Church in Washington, DC, invites applications for a full-time, untenured, four-year faculty position in Christian Formation and Young Adult Ministry from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2021. The faculty position … Continue reading

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Christian Education opening, Samuel Proctor School of Theology

Virginia Union University is a predominately African-American institution, which equips persons for service within particular contexts. The University seeks to provide in the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology professional training for Christian ministers, characterized by high standards of scholarship … Continue reading

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Proposal process now open

We are excited to announce that the submission process for proposing Research Interest Group papers, collaborative sessions, and poster presentations is now open and available for our 2017 Annual Meeting in St. Louis. Please remind people that you do not have to be … Continue reading

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REA Board condemns travel restrictions, chooses conference venues

“We, the Board of the Religious Education Association, an international organization made up of scholars and practitioners of multiple faiths, are deeply concerned by recent actions of the Trump Administration that express racism and religious intolerance.” Please read our full … Continue reading

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CFP: Games and Learning in Religion and Theology

The Wabash Journal Teaching in Religion and Theology seeks essays in a variety of genres and lengths that analyze how games and gameful learning are being utilized – and/or resisted — in religious studies and theology classrooms. Full call is available … Continue reading

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Wornom Innovation Grant application available

We are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity in religious education. The Wornom Innovation Grant seeks proposals for entirely new projects, for innovative developments within an existing project, or for bringing practices or insights from a different sector into religious … Continue reading

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Mary Young, Leadership Education at ATS

With joy and excitement the REA offers congratulations to our long time member and colleague, Mary Young, who has been appointed to direct leadership education at the Association of Theological Schools. From the ATS press release: Young was selected after a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Memorial service for Yolanda Smith, January 27th

There will be a memorial service for our former president, and beloved scholar, Yolanda Smith at Yale Divinity’s Marquand Chapel on Friday, January 27th starting at 4 pm. Everyone is welcome, and if you are not able to come you … Continue reading

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New book: Leading Congregations and Nonprofits

REA member and Luther Seminary professor Terri Elton’s latest book was just published: Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and Purpose Writing collaboratively with Rabbi Hayim Herring, Terri explores emerging practices for leading and organizing congregations and nonprofits in … Continue reading

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New Book: Theology Made in Dignity

Our president,  Bert Roebben, announces the publication of his latest book: Theology Made in Dignity: On the Precarious Role of Theology in Religious Education “In a post-secular society contemporaries are challenged to raise and face existential questions in the midst of a … Continue reading

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