Time, Hospitality, and Belonging: Towards a Practical Theology of Mental Health

John Swinton

Article Type: Word and World Lecture Series

Publication Date: 4/1/2015

Issue: Posthuman Identity (Vol. 35, No 2, Spring, 2015)

Mental health problems are unique experiences that occur in the lives of irreplaceable individuals who have their own unique stories, histories, dreams, and desires; people who are deeply loved by God, and whom God desires God’s church to love without boundaries. People’s stories may be changed by their encounter with mental health problems but they are not defined by them.

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