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: O Canada! The movie Argo and President Carter
Saturday, February 23, 2013
O Canada! The movie Argo and President CarterIn time for Oscar-mania, here's a terrific piece by Rick Hertzberg of The New Yorker. It's got everything you want to know about the story behind Argo, and more besides. (You might have to be a subscriber to read the whole thing...)
Three or even four cheers for Ottawa! Having spent lots of time in Canada, I find this information quite thrilling about Canada's heroism, carried out in its understated Canadian way. There has been, understandably, some grumbling from Canada:
The Hertzberg piece is particularly interesting because of its interview with Jimmy Carter, here at his very best.
(But Life of Pi for Oscar winner? Rick! are you serious?)
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