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Losing Moses on the Freeway In Losing Moses On The Freeway, Chris Hedges, Veteran War Correspondent And Author Of The Bestselling War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning, Delivers An Impassioned, Eloquent Call To Heed The Wisdom Of The 10 Commandments Celebrated For His Courageous Reporting On The Crucial Issues Of Our Time, Hedges, Who Graduated From Seminary At Harvard Divinity School, Explores The Challenge Of Living According To These Moral Precepts We Have Tried To Follow, Often Unsuccessfully, For The Past 6,000 Years The Commandments, He Writes, Do Not Save Us From Evil Instead They Save Us From Committing Evil Inspired By Unyielding Faith, Rigorous Moral Scrutiny, And A Fierce Sense Of Social Responsibility, Hedges Offers A Breathtaking Meditation On Modern Life Losing Moses On The Freeway Illustrates How The Commandments Usually Choose Us And How We Are Rarely Able To Choose Them We Cannot Protect Ourselves From Theft, Greed, Adultery, Or Envy, Nor From The Impulses That Lead Us To Commit Evil Acts In Honoring The Commandments, We Free Ourselves From Self Worship And Are Called Back To The Healing Solidarity Of Community It Is In The Self Sacrifice Championed By The Commandments That Integrity, Commitment, And, Finally, Love Are Made Possible.

➾ Losing Moses on the Freeway  Free ➵ Author Chris Hedges – Pccare247.us
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Losing Moses on the Freeway
  • Chris Hedges
  • English
  • 23 April 2017
  • 0743255143

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  1. says:

    Probably no political writer in America has the moral compass of Chris Hedges The son of a Presbyterian minister in Upstate New York, Chris also went in for the ministry, studying at Colgate and Harvard Divinity School before losing much of his faith in organized religion while running a parish in Boston s Roxbury ghetto In fact, he tells the tale in the first chapter of his book Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America.Afterwards, he had a distinguished career as a Pulitzer Probably no political writer in America has the moral compass of Chris Hedges The son of a Presbyterian minister in Upstate New York, Chris also went in for the ministry, studying at Colgate and Harvard Divinity School before losing much of his faith in organized religion while running a parish in Boston s Roxbury ghetto In fact, he tells the tale in the first chapter of his book Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America.Afterwards, he had a distinguished career as a Pulitzer Prize winning foreign correspondent for the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News, The Christian Science Monitor, and National Public Radio reporting from such global hot spots as El...


  2. says:

    Hedges takes each of the ten commandments and comments on their application in modern life It was a satisfying read, clearly intelligent and pointed.


  3. says:

    I got so excited when I learned about this book because I assumed it would affirm all my self righteous notions about living a good and decent life surrounded by moral turpitude Honestly, the U.S Chris Hedges is a fine writer, and I knew that going in because I d seen a piece of his about the decline of the dollar and consequently of our empire Well Though Hedges mostly in the epilogue of the book touts love as the healing force for humanity, he writes unlovingly and without joy, I got so excited when I learned about this book because I assumed it would affirm all my self righteous notions about living a good and decent life surrounded by moral turpitude Honestly, the U.S Chris Hedges is a fine writer, and I knew that going in because I d seen a piece of his about the decline of the dollar and consequently of our empire Well Though Hedges mostly in the epilogue of the book touts love as the healing force for humanity, he writes unlovingly and without joy, and completely without humor of those who have broken commandments I felt p...


  4. says:

    This book is mind blowing in its radical approach to the ten commandments The author, who completed Harvard Divinity School but chose not to be ordained and instead spent many years as a journalist in war zones, devotes a chapter to each commandment Each chapter centers around an example of someone who was confronted with the consequences of breaking that commandment I mean brutally confronted in most cases When we talk about adultery, for example, we re not talking about some upper middle c This book is mind blowing in its radical approach to the ten commandments The author, who completed Harvard Divinity School but chose not to be ordained and instead spent many years as a journalist in war zones, devotes a chapter to each commandment Each chapter centers around an example of someone who was confronted with the consequences of breaking that commandment I mean brutally confronted in most cases When we ta...


  5. says:

    Chris Hedges is a PK, pastor s kid A graduate of Harvard Divinity he lost what could be called a traditional Christian faith though in evangelical terms it was anything but traditional and gained a disenchantment with the liberal, elite class that thinks it knows the cure for what ails the poor, the oppressed and the underclass He is quite the liberal but a fiery critic of the partnership of the elite class with capitalistic opportunists and their shibboleths and too easy panaceas offered at Chris Hedges is a PK, pastor s kid A graduate of Harvard Divinity he lost what could be called a traditional Christian faith though in evangelical terms it was anything but traditional and gained a disenchantment with the liberal, elite class that thinks it knows the cure for what ails the poor, the oppressed and the underclass He is quite the liberal but a fiery critic of the partnership of the elite class with capitalistic opportunists and their shibboleths and too easy panaceas offered at a distance As a war correspondent his journalism career has kept him near death and misery While not a pacifist, he sees in wars of choice the opportunism of empire Hedges recently appeared on Book ...


  6. says:

    When I finish a novel, I m often saddened by the loss of the friends that I met in the book characters that I ve become intimate with who I will never see again like when you re a kid and your best friend moves away When I finish Hedges non fiction, I m excited and energized to start the next one This book is not doctrine you wont find 10 Easy Steps to Becoming _________ It s commentary by a man who has spent a life exploring his own spirituality through his religion I grew up in the When I finish a novel, I m often saddened by the loss of the friends that I met in the book characters that I ve become intimate with who I will never see again like when you re a kid and your best friend moves away When I finish Hedges non fiction, I m excited and energized to start the next one This book is not doctrine you wont find 10 Easy Steps to Becoming _________ It s commentary by a man who has spent a life exploring his own spirituality through his religion I grew up in the church and was always distracted by the commonplace lack of integrity between the message and the actual practice of the messages principle s by the Christians around me Chris Hedges is a common sense Christian who recognizes and fulfills the duty required by anyone who accepts the commitment of being Christian He replaces superstition with wonder and he replaces Hell and Brimstone with love, compassion, true courage, sacrifice and even confrontation In the book, h...


  7. says:

    War journalist Hedges is a humorless writer, a morose asserter of moral truths and, evident from this book, not at all a people person Nevertheless, his flat toned jeremiads against War and Empire probably have moved a few sullen readers to sniffles What makes his eyebrows so knitted This was to be a book on the Ten Commandments in America today, but it s mostly excuses for him to share semi interesting stories loosely related to each sometimes misquoted Commandment Hedges tells of living i War journalist Hedges is a humorless writer, a morose asserter of moral truths and, evident from this book, not at all a people person Nevertheless, his flat toned jeremiads agai...


  8. says:

    A buddy of mine says he s lost friends over Chris Hedges I say if they didn t see the truth in what he says they weren t worth keeping anyway Let them return to the herd with the rest of the sheep.


  9. says:

    This book has single handedly reminded me of all the personal and individual reasons I have for enjoying a spiritual life.


  10. says:

    This book totally blew me away Hedges deconstructs the 10 commandments in a very modern but completely unexpected way He s willing to go to painfully honest places that few writers are.

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