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International Expert

John A. Teske

John A. Teske, PhD, FISSR, is a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR), and an Academic Fellow and Past President of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science


President of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science

In addition to his list of scholarly publications over the course of 40 years, Dr. Teske also gave plenary addresses at international conferences (over 20 nations represented) of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS) in 2001, on “Cyberpsychology and our Virtual Interiors”,in 2009, on “Externalism, Relational Selves, and Redemptive Relationships,”, and in 2016, on “How Do We Know Ourselves: From the Outside In,” the latter two of which were co-organized by Dr. Teske, the 2016 plenaries being organized as moderated dialogues based on position papers made available beforehand, and later revised and edited by Dr. Teske for publication in the September 2017 issue of  Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science.

In addition to being an invited speaker to these and a number of other meetings held in the United States, Dr. Teske also gave invited addresses in:

Locum, Germany, for ISSR, “Where the Rubber Hits the Road: The Neuroscientific Background to Embodied Cognition,”

New Delhi, India, for the Indian Council on Cultural Relations, “The Emotional Psychology of Religious Diversity,”

Madrid, Spain, for the Metanexus Institute, “Recoupling Individuality: Relational Selves and Redemptive Relationships,” [still needs link for actual talk—this one is just for the conference

Copenhagen, Denmark, for the Copenhagen Network for Science and Religion, “Neuromythology: Narrative and Meaning in Science and Religion.”

Each of these have been published separately as refereed articles or book chapters.

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