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: The Trump phenomenon and a call for common decency
Friday, February 26, 2016
The Trump phenomenon and a call for common decency
I am trying to muster up some trenchant commentary on Donald Trump's candidacy, but have been so appalled that I haven't been able to find words. I've been hoping for others to speak for me.
It may be that Max Lucado, a leading conservative-evangelical minister with a reputation free from the usual scandals, will be the one to call his community to its senses. I think this piece that he wrote has already gone viral, but I'm glad to add my blog to the chorus:
Equally good is this op-ed column in The New York Times, by a self-identified evangelical, called "What Wouldn't Jesus Do?"
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