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Ruth Haley Barton

Ruth Haley Barton

Ruth Haley Barton (Doctor of Divinity, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary) is founder of the Transforming Center, a ministry dedicated to strengthening the souls of pastors, Christian leaders, and the congregations and organizations they serve ( A sought-after teacher, retreat leader and trained spiritual director, Ruth is the author of numerous books and articles on the spiritual life. Educated at Northern Seminary, the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, and Loyola University Chicago Institute for Pastoral Studies, she has served on the pastoral staff of several churches including Willow Creek Community Church and is Professor of Spiritual Transformation at Northern Seminary. 

Resources By This Author

Blog/Magazine Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | April 30, 2004

Created for Life Together: Partnerships Between Men and Women Are Part of God’s Design

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 31, 1995

A Comparison And Contrast Of Womanist And Feminist Theology And Experience