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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…

  • NT/Early Christianity at Rhodes College (posted on 25 February 2015)

    RHODES COLLEGE, Department of Religious Studies, announces a two-year position as an Assistant Professor in New Testament/Early Christianity beginning August, 2015. The teaching load is six courses per year. The successful candidate will teach courses in biblical studies as part of the Life: Then and Now program, including the first course in the introductory sequence, ...

  • Proposals now being accepted (posted on 23 February 2015)

    The submission process to propose a RIG paper, workshop, colloquy or poster session for our 2015 annual meeting in Atlanta is now live at the 2015 conference site. Please spread the word widely! This year’s focus on imagination provides lots of room for submissions from multiple fields. The deadline is 1 May 2015.

  • Globalethics.net position open (posted on 18 February 2015)

    Globalethics.net has announced that they are seeking an executive director. Details are available on their website, and there is a March 25th filing deadline. Globethics.net is a worldwide ethics network based in Geneva, with an international Board of Foundation of eminent persons. It provides an electronic platform for ethical reflection and action.

  • AAR CFP on secularism, secularity and gender/race (posted on 16 February 2015)

    The AAR group on secularism and secularity has published a CFP seeking proposals on “the secular’s complicated relationship with race and sex/gender. What new spaces has the secular opened up for women and people of color, and what new barriers has it created? What forms of activism does the secular enable that are not available ...

  • Youth Theology conference in Germany (posted on 12 February 2015)

    Our incoming vice-president and program chair elect (for the 2016 meeting), Bert Roebben sends greetings and an announcement of a conference on youth theology to be held March 6-7 in Dortmund, Germany. Details available here.    

  • Holy Spirit and Christian Formation conference (posted on 8 February 2015)

    We have received notice of a conference focusing on the “Holy Spirit and Christian Formation” to be held March 20-21 at Regent University. Plenary speakers include M. Elizabeth Hall, Stanley Hauerwas, Stephen Post and James Bryan Smith. More information is available at the conference website.

  • Director of Christian Education opening (posted on 30 January 2015)

    CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH POSITION: Director of Christian Education LOCATION: Des Moines, IA CHURCH SIZE: 500+ OUR MISSION: We strive to be a Christian congregation dedicated to a strong tradition of worship, committed to spiritual inquiry and growth, caring for one another and bearing witness to God’s love in the world. POSITION SUMMARY: Central Presbyterian Church, centrally located in ...

  • CFP Korean Journal of Christian Education (posted on 20 January 2015)

    Call for Papers Journal of Christian Education in Korea Volume 41 (English) ISSN: 1229-781X Paper Submission Deadline: January 30, 2015 Paper Publication: March 30, 2015 The Journal of Christian Education in Korea is an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that addresses all areas of interest to Christian Religious Education. The journal endeavors to enhance scholarly research, professional development, and situational ...

  • Director of Field Ed, Pittsburgh Theological (posted on 20 January 2015)

    Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, a graduate institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), seeks a Director of Field Education with the gifts and the vision to help the Faculty imagine and build a field education program that will equip future leaders to serve in ever changing contexts. This is a faculty position, and the successful candidate will ...

  • Call for Book Chapters: Ecofeminist Intersections (posted on 6 January 2015)

    When d’Eaubonne coined the word “ecofeminism” in 1974, related ideas were already being discussed in a range of social sciences and humanities. Within anthropology Ortner (1974) argued that the universal devaluation of women relative to men could be explained by assuming that women are seen as being closer to nature than men, while men are ...

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