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2016 Plenary Four available

The fourth main plenary from our 2016 annual meeting, held in Pittsburgh, PA from 4-6 November 2016 is now available at vimeo. Reggie Nel, University of South Africa, and Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, Vice-President and Dean of Esperanza College, focused on teaching … 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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100 days, 100 letters

There is a new effort underway — American Values, Religious Voices— to have religious scholars send 100 letters in the first 100 days of the new administration in DC. The letter writers have already been chosen and are working on … Continue reading

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2016 Plenary Three available

The third main plenary from our 2016 annual meeting, held in Pittsburgh, PA from 4-6 November 2016 is now available at vimeo. David Hansen, the Weinberg Professor in the Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University spoke … Continue reading

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Latest eREACH available

The January edition of eREACH is now available, full of useful resources, a reflection from our incoming president Bert Roebben, and more!

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2016 Plenary Two available

Here is the next in our series of 2016 annual meeting plenaries. This is the second plenary, which focused on bringing biographical narratives to bear on the question of finding hope in the midst of globalization as teachers. Mualla Selçuk, … Continue reading

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2016 Plenary One video available

As the New Year begins we will be posting video recordings of the plenary sessions from our 2016 annual meeting. Here is the first one, Bert Roebben’s presidential address, which opened the meeting. Towards the end of his address you … Continue reading

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An Invitation to REA2017, Learning in Encounter: Crossroads, Connections, Collaborations

Please bring us your experiences how encounter embedded in your ways of learning, the practices by this learning conveyed and the understanding which is behind. Let us rediscover our own faith and the faith of our neighbour! Let us talk … 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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