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THE JOURNAL OF THE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ASSOCITION
Published by the RELIGIOUS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, bi-monthly,
Its primary purpose is not so much to do things as to cause things to be done. It acts as a center, a forum, a clearing house, a bureau of information and promotion in moral and religious education.
IT PUBLISHES (1) Special Volumes, recognized as important contributions to the literature of religious education, as follows: THE IMPROVEMENT OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, 422 pp.; The BIBLE IN PRACTICAL LIFE, 640 pp.; THE AIMS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, 525 pp.; The MATERIALS OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (in preparation). Members receive these, as issued, free of charge. (2) A Journal, RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, issued bi-monthly. (3) Pamphlets on special subjects.
IT MAINTAINS (1) Executive Offices at Chicago, with (2) Permanent Exhibit of methods and materials of religious education; (3) Library of reference work, text books and special material; (4) a Bureau of Promotion and Information, answering inquiries on practical problems, securing publicity, organizing meetings; and (5) a Secretarial Staff, engaged in the direction and extension of the work of the Association,
IT AIDS Colleges, Churches, Sunday Schools and institutions or individuals in the solution of their problems or the improvement of their methods of religious education, by correspondence and conference, enlisting the services of many leaders and specialists.
IT SUPERINTENDS (1) Local Guilds, conducting classes, lecture courses, investigations, conferences and exhibits; (2) Departments, the membership being grouped into these seventeen departments, organized for investigation and promotion in their special fields: The Council, Universities and Colleges, Theological Seminaries, Churches and Pastors, Sunday Schools, Secondary Schools, Elementary Public Schools, Foreign Mission Schools, Teacher-Training, Christian Associations, Young People's Societies, The Home, Libraries, The Press, Fraternal and Social Service, Summer Assemblies, Religious Art and Music.
IT HOLDS (1) General Conventions. Four great meetings have been held: Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Rochester, with delegates from all parts of the world. (2) Conferences in important cities, at Summer Assemblies and at educational institutions. Over 100 were held in 1906. (3) Special Meetings, with addresses.
IT UNITES in one comprehensive organization leaders and workers of all ecclesiastical, evangelical, educational, cultural and social organizations who desire fellowship, mutual exchange of thought, information and experience, and co-operation in religious education.
Index to Vol. I
Australia, Rel. Educ. in-E. J. Stacy.
1, 29, 35
Day School, The Religious—II. A. Vaughn..
Exhibit, A Local-F. D. Elmer.
Guilds, Extension through-F. D. Elmer.
.26, 27, 117, 196
Investment, or Opportunity-or Both?...
Minister, Value of Study of Rel. Educ. to--A. K. DeBlois..