Fleming Rutledge

Spirituality, Theology

Fleming Rutledge is an Episcopal priest and the author of nine books, most recently Advent: The Once and Future Coming of Jesus Christ (2018). Her work examines the intersection of Biblical theology with contemporary culture, current events and politics, literature, music, and art. Rutledge was one of the first women to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York, as well as an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. For 14 years, Rutledge was assistant and then Senior Associate at Grace Church in New York City. She has been a resident Fellow at the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton; a resident Fellow at Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto School of Theology; and a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome.

Festival Years: 2018