News and Updates: Fordham Faculty, Student and Alumni present at the REA Conference

Friday, November 22, 2013

Fordham Faculty, Student and Alumni present at the REA Conference

Fordham and the Religious Education Association

Over a dozen current students and graduates of the GSRRE doctoral program in Religious Education , as well as three GSRRE faculty members, attended the Religious Education Association (REA) Annual Meeting, November 8-10, 2013 in the Boston area.

At the meetings:
·         Associate Professor Kieran Scott presented a paper titled “Inviting Young Adults to Come Out Religiously, Institutionally, and Traditionally;”

·         Assistant Professor Harold (Bud) Horell presented a paper titled  “On Learning to See the World Religiously: Moral Awareness, Faith, and Public Moral Discourse;”

·         Doctoral Candidate William J. Mascitello presented a paper titled “A ‘Theotic’ Religious Education for the Christian West: Orientation of the Practitioner’s Relationship with God, Self, and the Whole Created Order to the Divine Image;”, and,

·         Doctoral Candidate Kevin Sandberg presented a paper titled “Listening in Religious Education: The Gift of Self in the Face of Uncertainty.”

At the meeting Harold (Bud) Horell was elected Vice President of the REA and 2015 Annual Meeting Program Chair. Kevin Sandberg was elected to serve as the Student Representative on the REA Board. Additionally, the REA membership affirmed the recent hiring of Doctoral Candidate Mary Ellen Durante to serve as the REA Networking Coordinator.

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