Most churches could do a lot more to support people who live with mental illnesses. Many Christian teachings link health, wealth and faith in ways that can make anyone having a bad day feel like God has abandoned them. This...Read More
A scholar and activist, Monica A. Coleman is committed to connecting faith and social justice. An ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Coleman has earned degrees at Harvard University, Vanderbilt University and Claremont Graduate University. Coleman is currently Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religions and Co-Director of the Center for Process Studies at Claremont School of Theology.
In Not Alone, Monica opens up her life to offer the hard-won wisdom that she’s obtained as she’s wrestled with God and depression. While avoiding easy answers, she shares the struggles she has faced, in order to give hope to those who deal with similar challenges, so that they will be better equipped to explore and reflect on their own experiences and faith.
Watch, Listen and Read commentary from Monica. Videos include her inaugural speech at the Claremont School of Theology, a student conference lecture on “Why Today’s Religious Professionals Need to be Experts on Sex, Sexuality and Gender.” Listen to a presentation on Strong Graduate Application Tips. Read her regular commentary on the Patheos: Seek & Understand Blog. You can also download a Press kit & high resolution photo.