Henrietta L. Wiley is an independent biblical scholar and priest. She received her PhD from Harvard University in Hebrew Bible, attended seminary at the Pacific School of Religion (among other places), and earned her BA in Classical Greek from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Among her research interests are gender dynamics in the ancestral narratives, representations of slavery and servitude throughout the Hebrew Bible, and ancient Israelite religion in its ancient Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean context.
Rhetta has served in the Diocese of Maryland for many years. She did her internship at Emmanuel in downtown Baltimore, and served as a transitional deacon and an assisting priest at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. More recently she has served as interim associate rector at St. Margaret’s in Annapolis, and as a free lance throughout the diocese.
Memorial is pleased to welcome The Rev. Wiley this Sunday.