Category Archives: Members

May 13th Symposium: Dr. Sarah Tauber

Please join us in marking and celebrating the legacy of Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber. We will gather virtually on May 13th (please RSVP for the appropriate access information). The untimely 2020 passing of Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber calls for a … Continue reading

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REA statement on racism and hate crimes against Asian Americans

PDF Version The Religious Education Association condemns anti-Asian racism, and the shooting of eight people including six Asian American women in Atlanta on March 16th, 2021. The tragic and senseless murder in a violent hate crime is the result of … Continue reading

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REA 2021 Call for Candidates

The Religious Education Association would like to issue an open call for candidates. We have several open positions within our organization and would like to extend an invitation for interested members to apply. The open positions available are: Vice President … Continue reading

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Inaugural Crain and Seymour Endowed Lecture in Christian Education and Deacon Studies

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is proud to welcome Rev. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore for the inaugural address of a newly established endowed lectureship in Christian education and deacon studies named for long time REA members Margaret Ann Crain and Jack Seymour. … Continue reading

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Resources for stopping hatred against AAPI communities

Thanks to Dr. Boyung Lee, REA president, for sharing Emily Wu’s module “Stop AAPI Hate Movement: History and Narratives” with us. This is a printable pdf full of useful information and links to videos, advocacy groups and other resources engaging … Continue reading

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Fighting Anti-Asian hatred

Our hearts continue to break, this time in relation to the shootings in Atlanta. Here are some resources for engaging in fighting racism that are specific to Asian and Asian American communities: https://rjb.religioused.org/2021/03/resources-for-engaging-anti-asian-racism/

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Global Day of Prayer: Justice for George Floyd and Black Liberation

On June 4, 2020 the Board of the REA issued a statement in response to the murder of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer. This coming week the trial of Derek Chauvin commences. March 8th has been … Continue reading

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SSRC fellowships available

The Religion, Spirituality, and Democratic Renewal (RSDR) Fellowship of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), with the support of the Fetzer Institute, aims to bring knowledge of the place of religion and spirituality into scholarly and public conversations about renewing … Continue reading

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Cátedra Paulo Freire online and free this year!

Join our long time member and colleague Débora Junker on March 11th: “As the 100th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s birth approaches, we want to celebrate his life and work by reaffirming our commitment to embrace an emancipatory education as we, … Continue reading

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Lifelong Spirituality and God Connection

Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Schein, the 2018 Wornom Innovation grant award winner, has recently published yet another powerful resource: Life-Long Spirituality and God Connection: A Suite of Kaplanesque Learning Resources. The notion of life-long spirituality and God connection is clear enough … Continue reading

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