When does questioning spark joy, and when does it lead to frustration?
Jonathan Morgan is a doctoral fellow studying the Psychology of Religion at Boston University. His curiosity centers on questions of human nature and flourishing, but ventures from there to explore many wide-ranging topics: with a team of medical anthropologists, he is researching experiences of depression and its relationship to religiosity and spirituality; with the Neuroscience and Religious Cognition lab Jonathan explores the neural underpinnings of self-control, values, and religion; and with colleagues at exploringmyreligion.org, he is researching the complex dynamic between how we process information and how we live out our religiosity. When he's not knee-deep in research and writing, Jonathan can be found knee-dip in trout streams or otherwise exploring the mountains of New England.
Can religion — as a source of creative meaning — “inoculate” us against the fears that naturally arise?
Physically going to your mosque, temple, church, or place of worship continually predicts a longer life. Why would this be the case?
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.