(Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America) [PDF/EBOOK] Ï Chris Hedges


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  • Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America
  • Chris Hedges
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  • 06 February 2019
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Free read Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Oral precepts we have tried to follow often unsuccessfully for the past 6000 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. 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 conseuences 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 class woman boo hoo my husband had an affair with a bimbo we re talking about a young man growing up in the ghetto without a father because dad couldn t be bothered to marry mom and already had other illegitimate kids anyway Because it is about sin this book is VERY dark definitely not for everyone It s also imperfect Some of the chapters are kind of muddy and wandering and the author just can t stop ranting against capitalism even in chapters where it doesn t really belong But I gave it 5 stars because it is so mind blowingly uncompromising He takes both liberal and evangelical Christians to task for making idols of our theology He takes popular culture to task for being shallow and self centered He has no use whatsoever for the me oriented self gratifying consumer culture that we all take for granted He states uneuivocally that it is sinful because it distracts us from the suffering all around us He thinks the ten commandments actually mean something and that something summed up is that we are to do as Christ did and sacrifice ourselves for others Not what most of us want to hear We like much better the Jesus wants you to be happy and also probably rich theology of media preachers like Joel Osteen Hugh Hefner 183 Success Facts - Everything you need to know about Hugh Hefner 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. 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 Imagine 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 conseuences 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 class woman boo hoo my husband had an affair with a bimbo we re talking about a Peeping Toms young man growing up in the ghetto without a father because dad couldn t be bothered to marry mom and already had other illegitimate kids anyway Because it is about sin this book is VERY dark definitely not for everyone It s also imperfect Some of the chapters are kind of muddy and wandering and the author just can t stop ranting against capitalism even in chapters where it doesn t really belong But I gave it 5 stars because it is so mind blowingly uncompromising He takes both liberal and evangelical Christians to task for making idols of our theology He takes popular culture to task for being shallow and self centered He has no use whatsoever for the me oriented self gratifying consumer culture that we all take for granted He states uneuivocally that it is sinful because it distracts us from the suffering all around us He thinks the ten commandments actually mean something and that something summed up is that we are to do as Christ did and sacrifice ourselves for others Not what most of us want to hear We like much better the Jesus wants Mary On Roller Skates you to be happy and also probably rich theology of media preachers like Joel Osteen

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Free read Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free 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 elouent 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 m. Hedges takes each of the ten commandments and comments on their application in modern life It was a satisfying read clearly intelligent and pointed

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Free read Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free 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. 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 principles by the Christians around me Chris Hedges is a common sense Christian who recognizes and fulfills the duty reuired 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 he breaks each Commandment down to its core principle They are presented not as a checklist but as a framework for society to function a way that this Atheist can accept and embrace He exposes the enemies of these principles be they emotion organization or individual and often by name He removes the sham of complexity that we ve all been sold and that we allow to befuddle our ability to make common sense decisions His anger at the perversion of these principles is obvious as is his refusal to be defeated by his anger to remain warm and kind These triumphs command the respect of accomplishments we all want to attain and can attain when we muster the courage to make the lifelong commitment to do so


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    (Losing Moses on the Freeway The 10 Commandments in America) [PDF/EBOOK] Ï Chris Hedges 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 T

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