Category Archives: Members

New Book from Jack Seymour, RE journal editor

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) … Continue reading

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REA Horizons Series Publishes First Book!

With great pride and pleasure, we announce  that Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook’s book  God Beyond Borders: Interreligious Learning Among Faith Communities is now available from Wipf and Stock Publishers!  It is the first book to be published in Horizons in Religious Education, the new book … Continue reading

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Recent REA Board member Mary Hinton named President, College of St Benedict

Today it was announced that Dr. Mary Hinton has been appointed the 15th president of College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN, sister campus to St. John’s University in Collegeville. Mary currently serves as the vice president for academic … Continue reading

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Livestreamed: Rodger Nishioka on “Youth Ministry and Technology”

March 12, 12:30 p.m. EST.     Youth Ministry: Now!, a program of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, presents Dr. Rodger Nishioka on “Youth Ministry and Technology,” on the Yale Divinity School campus. The event includes a free lunch, … Continue reading

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Symposium on Urban Youth Ministry, June 2-6, Yale Divinity School

Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT, will host a week-long symposium June 2-6, 2014: God Power! Youth Power! Transforming the City: A Yale Symposium on Building and Sustaining Urban Youth Ministries. This week-long offering will include both morning and afternoon … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry: Now! presents Dr. Evelyn Parker on Youth Ministry and Race

On February 5, Youth Ministry: Now! will sponsor Dr. Evelyn Parker at Yale Divinity School speaking on “The Elephant in the Room: Conversations about Race with Youth.” Dr. Parker is the associate professor of practical theology and associate dean for … Continue reading

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Thomas H. Groome, Ph.D. and Harold (Bud) D. Horell, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas H. Groome and Dr. Harold (Bud) D. Horell have worked together over the years. It was good to see them both at the REA Annual Meeting 2013 in Boston. Thank you Tom and Bud for your esteemed contributions to … Continue reading

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REA Member, Alan Smith Presenting at American Academy of Religion!

Alan Smith is presenting a paper for a new section called “The Bible and Practical Theology” (for which he will serve on the Steering Committee) and that session is from 1:00-3:00 in the afternoon.

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Justus Baird featured in Journal

Check out the October 2013 issue of Teaching Theology and Religion to see REA member Justus Baird’s article featured as the “free sample” to entice readers to subscribe!  Rabbi Justus N. Baird is Dean of Auburn Theological Seminary in New … Continue reading

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Please welcome REA’s new Networking Coordinator!

The Board of the Religious Education Association is happy to announce that Mary Ellen Durante has accepted the position of Networking Coordinator. This new part-time position will strengthen member interactions, build relationships with other groups and organizations, and increase the … Continue reading

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