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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 back (or watch your RSS feed) for more information about the conference. We will be posting pictures, stories, and other tidbits. Make sure to put REA 2015 on your calendar for 6-8 November 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recent news from around the field…

  • Second Horizons book announced (posted on 22 November 2014)

    The REA Horizons in Religious Education series announces the acceptance of the 2nd book in the series.  Open Minds, Devoted Hearts: Portraits of Adult Religious Educators written by Dr. Sarah Tauber will be published in 2015.  Dr. Tauber is Assistant Professor of Jewish Education at Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City. She has published essays ...

  • Dir. Extended learning and Practical theology (posted on 22 November 2014)

    The Church Divinity School of the Pacific is seeking a Director of Extended Learning who will also have a half-time faculty appointment in practical theology. The Director of Extended Learning will build upon the strengths of the established Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership (CALL) and expand its offerings in exciting ways, such as creating ...

  • ON Scripture: Bible project director (posted on 11 November 2014)

    PURPOSE OF POSITION: Supervise and direct the project ON Scripture-The Bible, a Christian resource. This includes supervision of the companion video; supervision of the written biblical commentary team and process; project grant deliverables and timelines. Guide strategy on emerging faith-based projects and opportunities at Odyssey Networks. Explore commercial and grant-driven opportunities to develop the product in ...

  • New membership system (posted on 5 November 2014)

    We’ve just inaugurated a new membership system that promises to help us stay more connected and networked. You can find details here. You may notice that we now send our first renewal reminder two months before your membership expires, which for many of our members means that you got a membership renewal notice today. Here ...

  • Getting ready for our annual meeting (posted on 1 November 2014)

    Head over to the annual meeting page for details on how to read RIG papers, arrange transport from O’Hare airport to the hotel, and a host of other useful information.

  • Director of Ministry Studies, Andover Newton (posted on 23 October 2014)

    The Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor who serves Andover Newton as Director of Ministry Studies provides faculty-level educational leadership for ministry studies across Andover Newton’s programs, including vision, planning, and implementation. Andover Newton Theological School currently seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member for this position to start in the summer of 2015. Andover Newton invites ...

  • Congregational and Community Care Leadership, Luther Seminary (posted on 17 October 2014)

    Luther Seminary is seeking a theologically reflective and imaginative person for a tenure-eligible position in Congregational and Community Care Leadership. Candidates should have ministry experience and be committed to communal-contextual and intercultural paradigms of pastoral care. Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to relate theology with psychology and other social sciences in caring for persons, congregations, ...

  • Library Director, Memphis Theological (posted on 6 October 2014)

    Memphis Theological Seminary seeks qualified applicants for the position of Library Director. Qualifications include an M.L.S. with professional experience. A theological degree such as the M.Div (or equivalent) with experience in theological bibliography is preferred. Ph.D. or other terminal degree is desirable. The rank of administrative faculty will be considered for candidates who have the ...

  • Homiletics and Worship, Lenoir Rhyne LTSS (posted on 6 October 2014)

    Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University, located in Columbia SC, announces a search for a full-time faculty position to teach courses in the areas of homiletics and worship. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in homiletics, liturgics, or a related field (Ph.D. or THD); be an ordained Lutheran pastor and a skilled preacher; and ...

  • Homiletics, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (posted on 6 October 2014)

    The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago welcomes applications and nominations for a tenure-eligible position with primary teaching responsibilities in the area of preaching, with an appointment beginning in the fall semester of 2015. The person appointed to this position will be installed in the Axel Jacob and Gerda Maria (Swanson) Carlson Chair of Homiletics ...

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