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Special virtual issue of BJRE available

Our colleague journal — the British Journal of Religious Education — has just released a special “virtual issue” which is freely available online, exploring various issues of assessment in the context of religious education, with classic articles from the 1970s … Continue reading

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Vice President/Dean of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology

 The Office of the University President is seeking a Vice President/Dean for the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Graduate School of Theology at Virginia Union University located in Richmond, Virginia. The Samuel DeWitt Proctor Graduate School of Theology at Virginia Union University … Continue reading

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Astrobiology and religion

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting applications for the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology and wishes to encourage religion scholars to consider an application. The application deadline is December 1, 2016. The … Continue reading

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Director, Religious Education,  Fort Irwin, CA.

One year temporary appointment. Provide religious education support for multiple faith groups.  This position is located in Religious Support Services, Office of the Garrison Commander, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA. Fort Irwin is a world class training center for … Continue reading

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Two Godly Play conferences planned

The 5th European Godly Play Conference will take place on September 16-19, 2016 at the Semarah Hotel Lielupe on the Baltic Sea and Jurmala, near Riga, Latvia.  Just prior to that conference, on September 15-16, a pre-conference entitled “European Perspectives on Godly Play Research” … Continue reading

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Fordham Students Work on REA:APRRE Archives

On July 25, 2016, REA President Harold “Bud” Horell brought three doctoral students and one recent graduate of Fordham University Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education to spend an entire day preparing historical materials to be added to the REA and APRRE … Continue reading

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CFP Games and Learning in Religion and Theology

The Wabash Journal announces a new call for papers for a special issue on games and learning in religion and theology. The deadline for submission is September 2017, and our networking coordinator Mary Hess is guest editing.

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CFP: African American Intellectual History

The  African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) invites proposals for its second annual conference scheduled to take place at Vanderbilt University on March 24-25, 2017. Proposals are due on November 15, 2016. A brief excerpt, but please visit their site for the full Call: … Continue reading

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NYT opportunity: film and race

Race/Related and The New York Times are partnering with the PBS documentary series POV to offer a creative filmmaker, video star or technologist an opportunity to pitch and produce an innovative project dealing with race or ethnicity. It would be … Continue reading

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Latest round of violence and anguish

This week has seen two more Black men killed by police officers (Alton Sterling and Philando Castile), and then five police officers were gunned down at a peaceful BlackLivesMatter rally in Dallas. It is hard to find ways forward in … Continue reading

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