2017 | Taking Our Meds Faithfully?
Christian Engagements with Psychiatric Medication


The Theology, Medicine, and Culture initiative interviewed those participating in the conference. To view all the interviews of conference participants, click on the video below or click the images of Conference Participants below to see individual interviews.

Conference Participants:

Beth Cantrell | Our Brother Legion
Brandon Appelhans | My Quiet Cave
Jeffrey Bishop, MD, PhD | Saint Louis University



Ryan Lawrence MD, MDiv | Columbia University
Susan Eastman, MDiv, PhD | Duke Divinity School
Warren Kinghorn, MD, ThD | Duke Divinity School



Therese Lysaught, PhD | Loyola University Chicago
John Swinton, PhD, RMN, RNMD | University of Aberdeen


“Out of Our Meds” Conference Series:

Through the generous support of the McDonald Agape Foundation, “Taking Our Meds Faithfully: Christian Engagements with Psychiatric Medication” is the first of four annual conferences that will engage moral and theological approaches to prescription medication use.

Questions for future conferences will include the following:

2018: What does it look like to prescribe and to take psychiatric medications wisely?

2019: “Do not be anxious about your body:” How is medical management of risks to future health compatible with Christian discipleship?  

2020: Is pharmacological risk management good medicine?


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