Category Archives: Resources

Teaching and learning in American congregations

We’re pleased to share the recently released article by Dr. Joseph Crockett, “Teaching and Learning in American Congregations.” Dr. Crockett represents the NCC and serves on the CCSP (Cooperative Congregations Studies Partnership). His article is based on the 2015 research … Continue reading

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Latest round of violence and anguish

This week has seen two more Black men killed by police officers (Alton Sterling and Philando Castile), and then five police officers were gunned down at a peaceful BlackLivesMatter rally in Dallas. It is hard to find ways forward in … Continue reading

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Learning Pastoral Imagination report released

To lead with courage and pastoral wisdom in the twenty-first century requires ministers to make a transition from simply imagining ministry to embodying pastoral imagination. For 25 years, Auburn Studies have been the gold standard in research on theological education … Continue reading

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HTI journal moves online

Since 1998, Perspectivas has offered the Latino/a theological community a space for the innovative contributions of Latino/a scholars in theology and religion. It serves as a critical resource to stimulate further dialogue and research in theological and religious education. A … Continue reading

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CFP for special issue on RE and Racism

The January-February 2017 issue of Religious Education seeks papers for a special issue critically exploring religious education in relation to race, racism, and anti-racism. What is the role of religious education in addressing racism today? Around the globe racism’s presence … Continue reading

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The Grace of Playing

The Religious Education Association is proud to announce the third book in our Horizons in Religious Education series: The Grace of Playing. Courtney Goto’s book explores the reality that believers and teachers of faith regularly know the in-breaking of God’s … Continue reading

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Nurturing care for God’s creation

The fourth plenary at our recent annual meeting was focussed on the questions of religious education in public life, and specifically on caring for creation. Jennifer Ayres, Kyle Kramer and Timothy Van Meter all addressed these issues, and there was … Continue reading

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Emilie Townes’ presentation

We have now placed video recordings of all of the plenary speakers from last November’s meeting online. We will highlight each speaker in a news post here, and we encourage you to share the videos and use them in teaching. … Continue reading

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Spirituality and the professionalism of the RE teacher

Bert Roebben, our incoming annual meeting program chair, has posted a paper which further lays out some of his ideas for the upcoming meeting. Here’s the abstract: This contribution is situated in the European discourse on the role of the … Continue reading

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REA2015 Proceedings Available

The REA Annual Meeting 2015 Proceedings are now available on our website. Our proceedings include the papers presented at Research Interest Group sessions at the annual meeting.

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