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: What O might mean to black boys
Friday, November 07, 2008
What O might mean to black boysMore than one Republican I know admits via email that he/she can't help being moved by the outpouring of hope and pride. The view from Canada is: it just may be a truly transformational event in our history. A Canadian told me this morning that she saw a black soldier interviewed on TV who said that until this moment he did not believe that he was created equal, but now--for the first time--he did.
Here's the best article I have seen so far about the possible effect of the epochal election on black children (be sure to read all the way to the end).
For Striving 6th Graders, History Is Now
By LISA W. FODERARO
November 6, 2008
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