In this episode, Christina is sitting at the table with Dr. Monica Coleman author of Bipolar Faith. They discuss the intersection of faith and mental health as Dr. Coleman shares her own experience with bipolar disorder. Pull up a chair and have a seat at the table with us!
Learn more about Dr. Coleman here:
Monica A. Coleman is Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware. She spent over ten years in graduate theological education at Claremont School of Theology and Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Answering her call to ministry at age 19, Dr. Coleman brings her experiences in evangelical Christianity, black church traditions, global ecumenical work, and indigenous spirituality to her discussions of religion.
Dr. Coleman is the author or editor of six books and several articles that focus on the role of faith in addressing critical social and philosophical issues. Her memoir Bipolar Faith shares her life-long dance with trauma and depression, and how she discovers a new and liberating vision of God. Her book Making a Way Out of No Way is required reading at leading theological schools around the country. Dr. Coleman co-hosted the web series, “Octavia Tried To Tell Us: Parable for Today’s Pandemic.”
Coleman speaks widely on mental wellness, navigating change, religious diversity, and religious responses to intimate partner violence.
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