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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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Dean of the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology

Mercer University invites applications and nominations for the Dean of the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia. This leadership position provides an exceptional opportunity for an experienced academic administrator to guide this independent theology school in its commitment to … Continue reading

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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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Dean and VP, Western Seminary

Western Theological Seminary invites nominations and applications for the position of Academic Dean and Vice President of Academic Affairs. About Western Rooted in the historic Christian faith, Western Theological Seminary (WTS) is an evangelical and ecumenical community of faith and … 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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CFP Journal of Childhood and Religion

The Journal of Childhood and Religion (www.childhoodandreligion.com)  is a free online journal launched in 2010. Peer-reviewed, it provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholars representing a wide range of research fields, interests, and perspectives that relate to children and religion. JCR is … Continue reading

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Pastoral Minister – St. Alphonsus Church, Auburn, NY

This full time position is seeking a person to be a member of a dynamic ministerial team. This person will  provide  and  develop  leadership in areas that include: Funerals and Bereavement,  Liturgy,  Sacramental  Preparation,  Visitation, and Lifelong Faith  Formation  and  RCIA.  Qualifications  … Continue reading

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Candler, Asst. Prof. of RE

Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Religious Education beginning Fall 2016. Preference will be given to complete applications submitted by October 1, 2015. The person appointed … Continue reading

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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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