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Monica A. Coleman

Monica A. Coleman teaches theology and African American religions at Claremont School of Theology, where she also codirects the Center for Process Studies. Her writings cover womanist theology, sexual abuse, and the African American experience. She is an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and a sought-after speaker and preacher. The African American Pulpit named Coleman one of the "Top 20 to Watch — The New Generation of Leading Clergy: Preachers under 40."

Book List

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Release date: 
July 1, 2016

Bipolar Faith is both spiritual autobiography and a memoir of mental illness. In this powerful book, Monica A. Coleman shares her life-long dance with trauma, depression, and the threat of death. Coleman offers a rare account of how the modulated highs of bipolar II can lead to professional success, while hiding a depression that even her doctors rarely believed. Only as she was able to face her illness was she able to live faithfully with bipolar. And in the process, she discovered a new and liberating vision of God.

Release date: 
May 1, 2013

This volume gathers essays from established and emerging scholars whose work is among the most lively and innovative scholarship today.

Release date: 
August 29, 2008
In her new book, Monica A. Coleman articulates the African American expression of "making a way out of no way" for today's context of globalization,...