Author Archives: Mary

Our formation as religious educators

This discussion was prompted by the following questions: “How was I formed as a religious educator? What was the passion which moved me into this field for a lifetime of work? What were the major intellectual influences on me in … Continue reading

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The identity of religious educators

In this discussion we will explore the identity of religious educators — past, present and future. This topic allows us to tell our stories of our journeys, our present identity and what we see in the future – perhaps by way … Continue reading

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The future of religious education

In this discussion we want to focus on the future of religious education: in the contexts of our professional organization (REA/APRRE), the denominations, the academy/profession, the congregations, public life. Please write a few paragraphs on this topic either initiating your own thoughts … Continue reading

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The relationship of religious education to practical theology

In this discussion we will explore the relationship of the field of religious education to that of practical theology. Please write a few paragraphs on this topic either initiating your own thoughts or responding to other people.

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Prioritizing our work

From Bob O’Gorman: As we have this discussion between now and February 15 a clarity of the initial topic(s) should emerge and then we can move on to the task of structuring the Think Tank as a vehicle to elaborate … Continue reading

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