Category Archives: Resources

Pope Francis offers a TED talk

Pope Francis does something no other pope has done — record a TED talk! This TED talk is a lovely distillation of Pope Francis’ thought, and further, offers a profound definition of and exhortation towards encounter.

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Free access to curated articles

Please help us share this announcement widely: our journal, Religious Education, is making available free to people who are neither members nor subscribe to the journal, a specifically curated set of articles. Help us share the news!

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Directories of Interfaith work around the world

Special thanks to Scarboro Missions of Canada for this list of organizations. These four directories feature interfaith organizations in various parts of the world, and demonstrate the dramatic growth of the international interfaith movement: Italy – close to 100 interfaith organizations … Continue reading

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Proceedings as RE text

For the last few years we have been producing formal proceedings from our annual meetings with nicely designed covers, page formatting, and so on. These publications are not receiving the kind of use that they could be, and we urge our … Continue reading

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CFP: Games and Learning in Religion and Theology

The Wabash Journal Teaching in Religion and Theology seeks essays in a variety of genres and lengths that analyze how games and gameful learning are being utilized – and/or resisted — in religious studies and theology classrooms. Full call is available … Continue reading

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Wornom Innovation Grant application available

We are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity in religious education. The Wornom Innovation Grant seeks proposals for entirely new projects, for innovative developments within an existing project, or for bringing practices or insights from a different sector into religious … Continue reading

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Religion and Civics education

The Robert Wagner School of Public Service at NYU has put together a five module program – video presentations, facilitator guides and other resources — on religion and civics education in the US. This is a rich resource, and given the lack … Continue reading

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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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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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