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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 our our facebook stream, our vimeo archive, and the eREACH archive for stories, pictures and other resources from that meeting. Make sure to put REA 2015 on your calendar for 6-8 November 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Recent news from around the field…

  • Video of Robert Jackson receiving Harper Award (posted on 25 July 2015)

    In November of 2013, the Religious Education Association gave the William Rainey Harper award to Robert Jackson. Here is video of him accepting the award, with his speech.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3GCE3u6yj8

  • Int'l Conference on Nature and the Environment (posted on 16 July 2015)

    Nazareth College, Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is pleased to accept abstracts for its  3rd international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York in collaboration with   Department of Religious Studies at Hobart William-Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.  to be ...

  • Belief in Dialogue conference (posted on 10 July 2015)

    The Belief in Dialogue conference of the AULRE will be held on 1 – 3 September 2015,  at Mary’s University Twickenham. The full details are listed on the new Association of University Lecturers in Religion and Education website including the link to book http://aulre.org/conference/. The conference is open to all, academics, researchers, teachers, education professionals, advisors, students and ...

  • Coordinator of online learning (posted on 3 July 2015)

    Hartford Seminary The Coordinator or Director of Online Learning, either a part-time position (20 hours a week) or a full-time position if qualified to be appointed as a Faculty Associate, will assume the following responsibilities: Administrative Responsibilities: Assisting the Dean to increase and balance the number of online courses among the three academic degree programs Exploring with the Dean ...

  • BC Asst. Director of Admissions (posted on 29 June 2015)

    The Assistant Director of Admissions is responsible for executing the enrollment strategy of the School of Theology and Ministry (STM) in consultation with the Associate Dean of Enrollment Management. The Assistant Director will generate prospective student interest to meet the STM’s annual inquiry, application, and enrollment goals. The Assistant Director serves as the primary representative ...

  • Director of Field Education and Professor of Practical Theology (posted on 18 June 2015)

    Theological reflection upon supervised practice in ministry is integral to the strength of the Master of Divinity education at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. The seminary now seeks a creative colleague to direct its field education program and to teach in the area of practical theology. Candidates for this position must have a heart for teaching, ...

  • Rooted and Grounded CFP (posted on 17 June 2015)

    Many people are becoming increasingly aware of the intimate connection between the environmental crisis and our detachment from the land. In response, Christian churches are called to root themselves more deeply in the biblical text in order to remember and imagine ways of living on the land that are restorative and reconciling. Last year’s AMBS Rooted and Grounded ...

  • Muslim Youth Association on Capitol Hill (posted on 3 May 2015)

    We do not usually publish press releases, but this one came across our desktop this week and it is pertinent to our membership. On Friday, May 1st, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), the youth organization of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, brought 150 young Muslim leaders from across the country to Capitol Hill for its second annual ...

  • Wimberly presentation at Yale (posted on 21 April 2015)

    The Youth Ministry Initiative at Yale will be featuring our member and past president, Dr. Anne Wimberly, in a presentation on May 6th at 12:30 pm eastern time. It will be live-streamed, so even if you aren’t in New Haven, you will be able to hear her lecture. The session will include an overview of meanings assigned ...

  • Share our meeting flyers! (posted on 13 April 2015)

    Plans continue for our next annual meeting in November, to be held the 6-8th in Atlanta. We now have two versions of a flyer that you can download and print, or send to friends and colleagues electronically. Color version of REA2015 flyer, best if you are sharing electronically or printing in color. Black and white version ...

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