Fleming Rutledge is a preacher and teacher known throughout the US, Canada, and parts of the UK. She is the author of eight books, all from Eerdmans Publishing. Her most recent book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, is the product of the work of a lifetime and is being described as a new classic on the subject.
One of the first women to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church, she served for fourteen years on the clergy staff at Grace Church on Lower Broadway at Tenth Street, New York City.
Fleming and her husband celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2009 and have two daughters and two grandchildren. She is a native of Franklin, Virginia.
Discerning God's Work In The World: Tips From The Times For Preachers
Thursday, July 28, 2005Shelby Foote R.I.P.
Dan Huntley of the Knight-Ridder newspapers writes:
Foote was one of the few celebrities I ever met who actually listened to the people he met, instead of expounding upon his own illustrious past. My litmus test to determine if big shots are wise is--do more words go in their ears than come out of their mouths? Foote had a 2 to 1 ratio.
"Now tell me your name, son."
"Tell me where your people are from."
...Foote was a gracious gentleman with a humorous élan that he wore as casually as his trademark seersucker suits--permanently wrinkled in the moist Delta heat. He was a literate and worldly grandfather who used both hands to shake your one...
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