Events

A lot is happening around the religious education community. These are the latest events from our REA news stream, just click on a headline for more information. If there is an event you think the rest of the community would like to know about, just email it to us for consideration. Thanks!

  • CFP for Theopoetics Conference (posted on 9 December 2015)

    Theopoetics: a transdisciplinary conference with workshops and dialogue is scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2016 at Boston University. This conference will be a gathering for those whose interests live at — or near — the intersection of theology with imagination, aesthetics, embodiment, and literature. The interplay of these areas with one another has come to ...

  • Webinar on confirmation practices (posted on 30 November 2015)

    Re-imagining Confirmation – Three Hopeful Shifts Webinar by Lisa Kimball, Virginia Seminary, and Terri Elton, Luther Seminary Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 11:00 am EST What is the meaning and purpose of confirmation as church affiliation in North America declines? What does confirmation offer to meet the spiritual hunger of contemporary teenagers? What can be learned from vibrant ministry helping ...

  • REA at AAR (posted on 14 November 2015)

    At this year’s AAR Annual Meeting in Atlanta (November 21-24) the official REA session  (P21-403) will be moderated by Kathy Winings, our current Chair of the Standing Committee for Religious Education in Faith Communities. Titled “Valuing the Teaching of Religion: Connecting, Disrupting, Transforming Power,” the session will feature Judith Bishop of Mills College (recipient of the AAR’s 2015 Excellence ...

  • APT Biennial Conference and Call for Papers (posted on 4 October 2015)

    The Association of Practical Theology announces its 33rd Biennial Conference in New York City from April 8-10, 2016. The theme is “Live, Move, and Have Being: Migration and Practical Theology.” Around the world today, across countries and within cities, people experience life-altering dislocation and relocation—migrating within and across the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, the United ...

  • CFP: Canadian Association for Adult Education (posted on 5 September 2015)

    A Carnival of Resistance and Liberation: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Adult Education will held October 23-25, 2015 by Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE). This West Coast Regional Conference is hosted by the Faculty of Education, University of Victoria. The University of Victoria is situated on the lands of the Lekwungen and Coast Salish ...

  • Invitation to John Hull's funeral (posted on 6 August 2015)

    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. The church grounds have  limited space but please let us know if you require disabled parking (emailmarilynhull@yahoo.co.uk) ...

  • Int'l Conference on Nature and the Environment (posted on 16 July 2015)

    Nazareth College, Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue is pleased to accept abstracts for its  3rd international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Nature and Environment in the Sacred Texts of World Religions at Nazareth College, Rochester, New York in collaboration with   Department of Religious Studies at Hobart William-Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.  to be ...

  • Belief in Dialogue conference (posted on 10 July 2015)

    The Belief in Dialogue conference of the AULRE will be held on 1 – 3 September 2015,  at Mary’s University Twickenham. The full details are listed on the new Association of University Lecturers in Religion and Education website including the link to book http://aulre.org/conference/. The conference is open to all, academics, researchers, teachers, education professionals, advisors, students and ...

  • Rooted and Grounded CFP (posted on 17 June 2015)

    Many people are becoming increasingly aware of the intimate connection between the environmental crisis and our detachment from the land. In response, Christian churches are called to root themselves more deeply in the biblical text in order to remember and imagine ways of living on the land that are restorative and reconciling. Last year’s AMBS Rooted and Grounded ...

  • Muslim Youth Association on Capitol Hill (posted on 3 May 2015)

    We do not usually publish press releases, but this one came across our desktop this week and it is pertinent to our membership. On Friday, May 1st, Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA), the youth organization of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, brought 150 young Muslim leaders from across the country to Capitol Hill for its second annual ...

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