A writer, scholar and activist, Monica A. Coleman is committed to connecting faith and social justice. An ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Coleman has earned degrees from 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 southern California. Coleman’s writings focus on the role of faith in addressing critical social issues. She is the author of The Dinah Project, Making a Way Out of No Way, Not Alone, and editor or co-editor of Ain’t I a Womanist Too? and Creating Women’s Theology. Coleman speaks widely on religion and sexuality, religious pluralism, churches and social media, mental health, and sexual and domestic violence.
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Benjamin Dwayne Cowan is a Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Claremont Graduate University. He received the M.A. in Cross-Cultural Studies and the M.A. in Theological Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, and the B.A. in Theological-Historical Studies from Oral Roberts University.