Research Fellow: Neuroscience & the Soul

Jason Runyan

Associate Professor of Neuropsychology, Indiana Wesleyan University


Jason Runyan (D.Phil., Oxford University) is currently Associate Professor of Neuropsychology at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU). He received his Ph.D from Oxford University where his work focused on bringing an analytic method—within a Wittgensteinian tradition—to a philosophical examination of neuroscientific work on freewill. Since completing his doctoral work, Dr. Runyan has been pursuing interests concerning the relationship between subpersonal, neurophysiological activities and what we generally think is going on at the personal level; that is, what we think we do and experience.


Contributions by Jason Runyan

Jason Runyan

Love & Marriage: He Said, She Said

February 13, 2017

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Jason Runyan

Carried Away by Love: Rationalizing Lust with Transcendent Romance

February 6, 2017

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Jason Runyan

Vainglory: How to Share Your Virtue Without Showing Off

January 30, 2017

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Jason Runyan

For the Love of Me: Narcissus and the Curse of Beauty

January 23, 2017

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Jason Runyan

Mary’s Humble Estate: An Advent Reflection

December 15, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Downward Mobility: Jean Vanier and the Humility of the L’Arche Community Movement

November 1, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Proud to Be Humble: How Do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Talk about Humility?

September 2, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Snobbery, Intellectual and Otherwise

August 1, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Angry Charity: Love and Hate in a Secular Society

July 11, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Love and Justice in Scripture

June 2, 2016

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Jason Runyan

The Lunatic We’ve Been Looking For?: Evaluating the Rhetoric of Donald Trump

May 26, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Love Has No Exception Clauses

May 19, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Love Kindness: Firm Center, Soft Edges

May 11, 2016

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Jason Runyan

The Failure of Christian Love in the Holocaust

May 4, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Learning to Love the Enemy

April 28, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Love, Justice, and Dead Man Walking

April 21, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Love, Peace, and the Way of the Cross

April 15, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Empathy, Anger, and the Righting of Injustice

April 11, 2016

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Jason Runyan

Where Did the Poor Go?: Who Are the Least of These in the Gospel of Matthew?

July 20, 2015

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Jason Runyan

Wisdom in the Midst of Disagreement

March 9, 2015

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Jason Runyan

Living Words, Killing Words

March 9, 2015

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Jason Runyan

Case Closed or Mind Open?

March 9, 2015

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Jason Runyan

Snobbery (And How to Avoid It)

November 20, 2014

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Jason Runyan

The Argument Culture: From the Table with Tim Muehlhoff

October 8, 2014

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Jason Runyan

The Argument Culture [From the Table #10]

October 1, 2014

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Jason Runyan

The Power of Social Media

May 15, 2014

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Jason Runyan

Frame by Frame Through Holy Week // Dust No. 21

April 16, 2014

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Jason Runyan

Happiness vs. Blessedness

March 9, 2014

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Jason Runyan

Spiritual Emotions and Psychology

March 9, 2014

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Jason Runyan

The Challenge of Lent // Dust No. 1

March 5, 2014

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Jason Runyan

How to pray without ceasing

January 31, 2014

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Jason Runyan

Christ in You: How Mindfulness Connects You to the Holy Spirit

December 17, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Be a Better Leader and Communicator with Mindfulness

December 17, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Is Science Sure There’s No Soul? – CCT Conversations – Zimmerman/Crisp

December 13, 2013

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Jason Runyan

James Houston on The Rise, Decline, and Recovery of the Human Soul

November 25, 2013

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Jason Runyan

How Meditation and Monotasking Help Me Live More Mindfully

November 19, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Eternity in Our Hearts

October 9, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Through a Mirror (Neuron) Darkly

September 30, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Can the Soul Interact with the Body?

August 19, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Science Without Purposes

July 24, 2013

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Jason Runyan

The Impossibility of Proving that Human Behavior is Determined

May 10, 2013

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Jason Runyan

On Doing Without a Soul: A New Testament Perspective

May 10, 2013

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Jason Runyan

Baker on Language and the Soul (Full Interview)

November 16, 2012

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Jason Runyan

Every Thought Captive

October 25, 2012

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Jason Runyan

Could There Be a Complete Explanation for Everything?

September 12, 2012

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Jason Runyan

The Holy Spirit and the Christian University

May 19, 2012

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