Category Archives: Members
For five years I ran a “start-up” religious education program. I wanted to test out a model of family-based learning in the Jewish community for families who were opting out of synagogue life. The methodology and pedagogy was inspired by … Continue reading
The proposal submission process for our 2016 annual meeting — Pittsburgh, PA from the 4-6 of November — is now open. This year we are accepting proposals in Research Interest Group, Workshop, and Poster Presentation formats. There will be a … Continue reading
We are deeply sad to note that Matthew Geiger, key leader in our Schools Working Group, has died. We reprint here his obituary, and welcome members who have specific memories they want to share sending them to us — we … Continue reading
The Religious Education Association is proud to announce the third book in our Horizons in Religious Education series: The Grace of Playing. Courtney Goto’s book explores the reality that believers and teachers of faith regularly know the in-breaking of God’s … Continue reading
The steering committee of the REA Board of Directors has issued a public statement on the paralyzing effects of disimagination in this year of hostile public discourse.
At this year’s AAR Annual Meeting in Atlanta (November 21-24) the official REA session (P21-403) will be moderated by Kathy Winings, our current Chair of the Standing Committee for Religious Education in Faith Communities. Titled “Valuing the Teaching of Religion: Connecting, Disrupting, Transforming … Continue reading
Many of us have been friends and colleagues of Donald Capps. REA offers prayers and condolences to his family, upon his death. May he rest in peace!
In latest book (in Dutch) Bert Roebben considers religious education in European schools as an opportunity and even as a right for every child to ‘learn in encounter’ with the religious other. His approach is narrative, communicative and spiritual. He deals … Continue reading
As memories continue to flood in with the death of John Hull, readers may find Robert Jackson’s obituary of John Hull a powerful catalyst for recollection. It was recently published in The Guardian newspaper.