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Love Welcome conference, Oct. 20-21, 2017

The 221st (2014) General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) adopted a resolution titled “The Global Crisis for LGBT People and Their Families: A Presbyterian Church (USA) Response.” The resolution acknowledges the illegality of homosexuality in 81 countries and the … Continue reading

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Proposed by-law changes

This memo serves as the official notice of proposed revisions to the REA Bylaws. A similar announcement will be posted in our newsletter, website, and social media platforms. When the REA Board of Directors proposes a change to our Bylaws, … Continue reading

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Barney Kathan’s latest book published

Wipf and Stock has announced the publication of a new book by a former REA executive and archivist, Boardman “Barney” Kathan. Entitled American Holy Days: The Heart and Soul of Our National Holidays, the book had its genesis at the … Continue reading

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Post doctoral fellowship available at University of Michigan

2017 NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship is open to scholars who are engaging in diversity scholarship, in any field or department represented at the University of Michigan’s schools and colleges. NCID provides $55,000 per year for the winning candidates. The application deadline … Continue reading

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Religious educators needed in US Military

I recently received a note from Donald Ericson, who is the Religious Education Program Director for the Army in the US: I am trying to get greater exposure to our job listings as Religious Educators working for the Department of … Continue reading

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New film grant award available to Latinx filmmakers

The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures has created a new filmmaking grant — the “Adan Medrano Legacy Award in Film” — named to honor a wonderful artist whom many of us in REA are privileged to know as … Continue reading

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CFP: Education and Religion in a Secular Age

One of our members, Prof. Dr. K. H. (Ina) ter Avest, emerita professor in Education and Philosophy of Life, at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences, and former senior lecturer Pedagogics of Religion, VU University Amsterdam, is guest editing a special … Continue reading

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Save the date: REA at AAR, November 19

P19-400 Religious Education Association Theme: Teaching In and For Multifaith Contexts: Concepts and Practices Sunday – 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Marriott Copley Place-Boston University (Third Level) How shall we educate our faith communities so that they can practice hospitality in the … Continue reading

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Share our meeting flyer!

Plans continue for our next annual meeting to be held November 3-5 in St. Louis, Missouri. We now have two versions of a flyer that you can download and print, or send to friends and colleagues electronically. Color version of … Continue reading

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Early registration now open for REA 2017

Early registration for the 2017 REA Annual Meeting is now open. Early bird rates are only available through September 22nd, so be sure to register before the deadline. Once registered you will receive an invitation to Sched, where you can … Continue reading

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