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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…

  • CFP: Ecclesiology and ethnography (posted on 25 March 2015)

    The conference on ecclesiology and ethnography welcomes papers that explore the dynamic relationship between the theological and the lived in ecclesiology. This conference is part of the Ecclesiology and Ethnography network, which seeks to draw together scholars working with theological approaches to qualitative research on the Christian Church. We encourage single and multi-authored papers. All papers ...

  • Creativity and the Spirit (posted on 24 March 2015)

    Given that our next annual meeting is focused on the theme of imagination, and also the fact that our call for proposals deadline is May 1st, many readers of this website should be interested in the March issue of the Interfaith Observer, which is focused on creativity and spirit.

  • CFP: Mending the world (posted on 22 March 2015)

    The Church of Sweden Research Unit, and the Church of Sweden Policy Unit, invite papers on the theme “Mending the world: Possibilities and obstacles for religion, church and theology,” to be included in a conference taking place in Uppsala, Sweden October 13-15, 2015.  More information is available online.

  • New journal on game environments and religion (posted on 22 March 2015)

    The Institute for Religious Studies and Religious Education at the University of Bremen is hosting a new journal, gamevironments, considering the interactions of games, religion and culture. The journal welcomes contributions applying all approaches and highlighting all fields of investigation related to video games/gaming and religion, culture, and society. The journal also explicitly seeks to acknowledge the steadily increasing ...

  • Glossary of associations (posted on 21 March 2015)

    Many of our webpages and papers refer to specific associations or organizations by acronyms or letters alone. That can be very confusing! We have begun a webpage on this site that is a glossary of associations we either have some involvement with, our members are also active in, or we have referred to in various papers ...

  • ICJS Educator (posted on 19 March 2015)

    The Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies has recently expanded the scope of its mission and is now developing educational programs to engage Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In the months to come, the organization will also change its name to reflect this important shift. To fulfill its expanded educational mandate, we are seeking an educator with ...

  • 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 ...

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