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2014 Annual Meeting

Join us in Chicago where we will gather to engage the theme, “Religion and Education in the (Un)Making of Violence.” Visit the 2014 Conference website for more information about this exciting and timely topic.

Recent news from around the field…

  • Mary Hinton, President of the College of Saint Benedict (posted on 22 September 2014)

    Congratulations to our long time REA colleague and board member, Dr. Mary Dana Hinton, who was inaugurated this weekend as the 15th President of the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN. You can find photos of the celebration, the beautiful inaugural poem written in celebration, and Mary’s very powerful call to transformative liberal ...

  • CFP for Holy Spirit and Christian Formation conference (posted on 22 September 2014)

    The Holy Spirit and Christian Formation March 20-21, 2015 2015 Annual Conference in Renewal Theology Regent Center for Renewal Studies (Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA) A renewal of interest in Christian formation has blossomed within the church and the Christian academy. What is readily apparent is that the Christian life is integrated and holistic in nature, fostered by the Holy ...

  • Wabash Center August Teaching Links (posted on 2 August 2014)

    This month’s Teaching Links, the e-newsletter of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, encourages applications for their $20,000 grants and even offers grant-coaching to improve your chances of obtaining one!  There is also a list of Wabash Center events at AAR/SBL, including a sign-up for the Friday, Nov. 21, workshop ...

  • Systematic Theology position, St Thomas Univ. in Florida (posted on 30 July 2014)

    The School of Theology and Ministry at St. Thomas University seeks qualified and experienced applicants for a full-time faculty position in Systematic Theology for Fall 2015. The School of Theology and Ministry especially welcomes candidates with the ability to teach a range of courses including Systematics, and whose priorities are student interaction and the desire ...

  • Biblical Theology, St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, FL (posted on 30 July 2014)

    The School of Theology and Ministry at St. Thomas University seeks qualified and experienced applicants for a full-time faculty position in Biblical Theology for Fall 2015. The School of Theology and Ministry especially welcomes candidates with the ability to teach a range of courses including Biblical Theology, and whose priorities are student interaction and the ...

  • RE Tenure-track Position - Villanova University (posted on 16 July 2014)

    The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track position in religious and theological education at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will have expertise in the field of religious/theological education, including outcomes and evidence-based educational practices, curriculum development, and assessment in higher education. He/she also will have ...

  • Registration now open for REA 2014 (posted on 16 July 2014)

    Online registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting is now available!   Please see the Schedule and various detail pages for Plenaries, Preconference Events, and Breakout Sessions for information about the various options for attendees so that you can decide on your choices before starting to register.  The form requires you to make those selections.   Read registration information and ...

  • "A Mighty Oak Has Fallen: Dr. Vincent Harding" (posted on 21 May 2014)

    Dr. Vincent Harding, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s colleague and a theologian, historian, and nonviolent activist, died May 19, 2014. Born in Harlem, educated at Columbia and the University of Chicago, and Chair of the History and Sociology Department at Spelman College, Dr. Harding was a Mennonite pastor who was strongly opposed to the Vietnam War. ...

  • Instructional Technology Specialist - Claremont (posted on 2 May 2014)

    Claremont School of Theology announces an opening for an instructional technology specialist to work in consultation and collaboration with the faculty and staff of Claremont School of Theology (CST) to facilitate the use of technology for teaching and learning in CST programs. This position is meant to serve as a bridge between academic-based technology and the ...

  • Youth Ministry: Now! presents Dr. Yolanda Smith on Teaching the Bible (posted on 30 April 2014)

    On May 7, Dr. Yolanda Smith will give a lecture entitled, “Exploring the Bible with Contemporary Youth,” on the Yale Divinity School campus. The event includes a free lunch, which is served at noon. Dr. Smith will explore the multiple ways to teach the Bible to technologically savvy youth. She will focus on equipping young people ...

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