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Welcome to the Religious Education Association, an Association of Professors, Practitioners, and Researchers in Religious Education. We meet and work together to advance substantive research, probing scholarship and practical approaches to religious education, particularly through our journal Religious Education.

2014 Annual Meeting

We enjoyed a fabulous weekend together, 7-8 November 2014, engaging the theme, “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence.” Check our our facebook stream, our vimeo archive, and the eREACH archive for stories, pictures and other resources from that meeting. Make sure to put REA 2015 on your calendar for 6-8 November 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recent news from around the field…

  • Dean and VP, Western Seminary (posted on 24 August 2015)

    Western Theological Seminary invites nominations and applications for the position of Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs. About Western Rooted in the historic Christian faith, Western Theological Seminary (WTS) is an evangelical and ecumenical community of faith and learning in the Reformed tradition that serves the church of Jesus Christ. The purpose of Western Theological ...

  • Robert Jackson's obituary of John Hull (posted on 19 August 2015)

    As memories continue to flood in with the death of John Hull, readers may find Robert Jackson’s obituary of John Hull a powerful catalyst for recollection. It was recently published in The Guardian newspaper.

  • CFP Journal of Childhood and Religion (posted on 14 August 2015)

    The Journal of Childhood and Religion (www.childhoodandreligion.com)  is a free online journal launched in 2010. Peer-reviewed, it provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholars representing a wide range of research fields, interests, and perspectives that relate to children and religion. JCR is interested in publishing work in such fields as: religious studies, biblical studies, the range of human ...

  • Pastoral Minister – St. Alphonsus Church, Auburn, NY (posted on 14 August 2015)

    This full time position is seeking a person to be a member of a dynamic ministerial team. This person will  provide  and  develop  leadership in areas that include: Funerals and Bereavement,  Liturgy,  Sacramental  Preparation,  Visitation, and Lifelong Faith  Formation  and  RCIA.  Qualifications  include being an active Roman Catholic  with a willingness to share and pass on one’s faith, a bachelor’s degree,  ...

  • Candler, Asst. Prof. of RE (posted on 14 August 2015)

    Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Religious Education beginning Fall 2016. Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by October 1, 2015. The person appointed to this position will be committed to theological education, preparing women and men for ministries in ...

  • Invitation to John Hull's funeral (posted on 6 August 2015)

    From his wife Marilyn: “John’s funeral will take place on Monday 17th August at 12 noon at our parish church of All Saints, 2 Vicarage Rd, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7RA.  Please allow plenty of time for parking, which can be tricky. The church grounds have  limited space but please let us know if you require disabled parking (emailmarilynhull@yahoo.co.uk) ...

  • RIP John Hull (posted on 2 August 2015)

    We are deeply saddened to learn that Dr. John Hull, a religious education scholar of international esteem, died on July 28, 2015. Joyce Miller, a good friend of John for many years, writes: “Members of ISREV from across the world will be saddened to learn of the death of Professor John Hull in the early hours of ...

  • Video of Robert Jackson receiving Harper Award (posted on 25 July 2015)

    In November of 2013, the Religious Education Association gave the William Rainey Harper award to Robert Jackson. Here is video of him accepting the award, with his speech.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3GCE3u6yj8

  • Int'l Conference on Nature and the Environment (posted on 16 July 2015)

    Nazareth College, Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is pleased to accept abstracts for its  3rd international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York in collaboration with   Department of Religious Studies at Hobart William-Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.  to be ...

  • Belief in Dialogue conference (posted on 10 July 2015)

    The Belief in Dialogue conference of the AULRE will be held on 1 – 3 September 2015,  at Mary’s University Twickenham. The full details are listed on the new Association of University Lecturers in Religion and Education website including the link to book http://aulre.org/conference/. The conference is open to all, academics, researchers, teachers, education professionals, advisors, students and ...

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