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Conference update from program chair

At the first of May the call for papers for the 2016 conference in Pittsburgh has come to an end. And you have been responding massively! At a first glance, the harvest looks great: interesting papers and posters from all … Continue reading

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Childhood, faith and the media

The symposium on ‘Childhood, Faith and the Media’ is a plenary of the Leverhulme Trust-funded ‘Faith on the Air: a religious educational broadcasting history’ project at the University of Worcester. This one-day conference will provide an opportunity to engage in research-informed … Continue reading

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Brill announces new series in theology in practice

Brill announces a new series — Theology in Practice — edited by Bonnie Miller McLemore and Elaine Graham, and with our own editor, Joyce Mercer, as a member of the editorial board. The series promises to: explore and reconstruct the centers and … Continue reading

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CFP for AKRK meeting in September 2016

The “Arbeitsgemeinschaft Katholische Religionspädagogik und Katechetik” (AKRK – Association of Scholars in Catholic Religious Education and Catechetics) is an international association of religious education scholars from German-speaking countries, working at universities, teachers’ colleges, theological academies and similar institutions. Researchers from … Continue reading

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2016 Proposal Process now open

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

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John Dewey celebration

The John Dewey Society will be celebrating the Centennial of the publication of John Dewey’s magisterial Democracy and Education in Washington DC on April 7 and 8, 2016. The Centennial Conference will take place the historic Thurgood Marshall Center – where … Continue reading

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Academy of Religious Leadership meeting April 14-16

The Academy of Religious Leadership invites REA members to its Annual Gathering in Chicago, April 14-16, 2016 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. The meeting will begin on Thursday evening at 8pm (reception) and conclude Saturday at noon. The Steering Team of … Continue reading

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Matthew Geiger has died

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

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Learning Pastoral Imagination report released

To lead with courage and pastoral wisdom in the twenty-first century requires ministers to make a transition from simply imagining ministry to embodying pastoral imagination. For 25 years, Auburn Studies have been the gold standard in research on theological education … Continue reading

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HTI journal moves online

Since 1998, Perspectivas has offered the Latino/a theological community a space for the innovative contributions of Latino/a scholars in theology and religion. It serves as a critical resource to stimulate further dialogue and research in theological and religious education. A … Continue reading

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