Category Archives: Members

RIP Donald Capps

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!

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Learning in encounter

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

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Robert Jackson’s obituary of John Hull

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.

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Invitation to John Hull’s funeral

From his wife Marilyn: “John’s funeral will take place on Monday 17th August at 12 noon at our parish church of All Saints, 2 Vicarage Rd, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7RA.  Please allow plenty of time for parking, which can be tricky. … Continue reading

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RIP John Hull

We are deeply saddened to learn that Dr. John Hull, a religious education scholar of international esteem, died on July 28, 2015. Joyce Miller, a good friend of John for many years, writes: “Members of ISREV from across the world … Continue reading

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Share our meeting flyers!

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 … Continue reading

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New membership system

We’ve just inaugurated a new membership system that promises to help us stay more connected and networked. You can find details here. You may notice that we now send our first renewal reminder two months before your membership expires, which … Continue reading

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Mary Hinton, President of the College of Saint Benedict

Congratulations to our long time REA colleague and board member, Dr. Mary Dana Hinton, who was inaugurated this weekend as the 15th President of the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN. You can find photos of the celebration, … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry: Now! presents Dr. Yolanda Smith on Teaching the Bible

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 … Continue reading

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New Editor-Elect for Journal Announced

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 … Continue reading

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