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: Cartoon of the week
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Cartoon of the weekThe Dayton (Ohio) Daily News featured a three-frame cartoon last week by Mike Peters.
Each frame shows Jesus. The caption for the whole thing is "If Jesus returned as Glenn Beck..."
In the first frame, Jesus says, "Don't heal the sick, that's socialism."
Second frame, Jesus says, "Don't shelter the homeless, that's communism."
Final frame, Jesus says, "Don't feed the hungry, that's Nazism."
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