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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…

  • 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 ...

  • 2014 Meeting of the Association of University Lecturers in Religion & Education (posted on 7 July 2014)

    5-6 September 2014, University of Roehampton, London “Belief in Dialogue” with keynote speakers Dr. Rowan Williams and Dr. Abdullah Trevathan Contested ideas around religion, education, religious education, philosophy, inter-culturalism and related areas could easily include Belief and Dialogue. AULRE conferences do not shy away from contested ideas and a conference entitled Belief in Dialogue is no exception. The ...

  • "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 ...

  • April REA Newsletter now available (posted on 25 April 2014)

    April 2014 eREACH can be viewed and downloaded here:  http://www.religiouseducation.net/2200-2 CORRECTION  to the emailed version.  Saint Benedict is sister college to Saint John’s, Collegeville, not Saint Thomas.

  • New Editor-Elect for Journal Announced (posted on 18 April 2014)

    The Board of Directors of the Religious Education Association has announced the selection of Rev. Dr. Joyce Ann Mercer as Editor-Elect of the journal RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, effective September 1, 2014. Dr. Mercer is Professor of Practical Theology and the Arthur Lee Kinsolving Chair in Pastoral Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia. She will work ...

  • New Book Explores Biblical Wisdom on Intercultural Relationships (posted on 13 April 2014)

    We congratulate HyeRan Kim-Cragg on her new book with EunYoung Choi in which they explore the reign of God as it is “sown and fulfilled through differences.” Translated from Korean by Lark Kim, The Encounters: Retelling the Bible from Migration and Intercultural Perspectives explores “the Biblical figures whose lives were marked by migration and crossing boundaries.” ...

  • New Book from Jack Seymour, RE journal editor (posted on 13 April 2014)

    Hot off the press in March 2014 is a new book by Jack Seymour, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, editor of Religious Education and REA’s Horizons in Religious Education book series. Teaching the Way of Jesus: Educating Christians for Faithful Living (Abingdon) is the most recent volume from a senior scholar in religious education who makes a ...

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