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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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Please share this survey for an REA PhD student

One of our long time members, Callid Keefe-Perry, is circulating a survey as part of his dissertation research. Please participate and share it widely. Here is his introduction: Colleagues in the world of Religion and Education!I’m writing with hopes that … Continue reading

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GETS: Faculty position in community-based education

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary seeks to make an appointment to an open rank faculty position in Community-Based Education. The person in this position will serve as a faculty member in an area of practical theology, directing and advancing community-based education on … Continue reading

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Asst. Prof. of Religion and Medical Humanities

The Department of Religion and the Medical Humanities Program at Montclair State University seeks an Assistant Professor of Religion and Medical Humanities. The Assistant Professor of Religion and Medical Humanities will teach and conduct research at the intersections of religion/culture … Continue reading

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CFP: Spirituality in research, professional practice, and education

The Sixth International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality, incorporating a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Journal for the Study of Spirituality announces a conference and call for abstracts “Spirituality in Research, Professional Practice … Continue reading

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