The Ordination Service for Chris Hedges, with Cornel West

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Hallelujah! Blessings to Chris and his family on his ordination. ~Lo

with Chris Hedges

LeighaCohen on Oct 10, 2014

This video features the laying of the hands on Chris Hedges with Cornell West preaching about the many facets of Chris Hedges who he gives homage to.Then Chris who is now ordained returns to the pulpit to speak for the first time before the congregation and visitors The of the Ordination Services for Chris Hedges took place at the Second Presbyterian Church Elizabeth, NJ on October 5, 2014.

Chris has been a political activist and writer in many areas including working towards changing the US issue of mass incarceration and how it treats its prisoners. Chris currently teaches prisoners in prison where Cornel West and others have also volunteered their time. http://www.secpreseliz.org/ministries. Chris earned a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School many years ago.

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Note: replaced video Oct. 11, 2014

Ordination Services for Chris Hedges at the Second Presbyterian Church in Elizabeth, NJ

LeighaCohen on Oct 10, 2014

This video is about the Ordination Services for Chris Hedges at the Second Presbyterian Church Elizabeth, NJ on October 5, 2014. Chris has been an activist in many areas including working also towards changing the US issue of mass incarceration in its prisons. Chris currently teaches prisoners where Cornel West and others have also volunteered their time. http://www.secpreseliz.org/ministries. Chris earned a Master of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School. The video also includes speeches from Chris’ wife Eunice Wong, Dr. James Cone, Cornel West and many other spiritual representatives at the ordination, and the Musical group Michael Parker Blues Band gives an amazing performance of the songs “Amazing Grace” and “Swing Low Sweet Chariot.”

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Transcript of Hedges’ speech, “Ordained to Write“.

from the archives:

Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American Voices

Jesus of Nazareth (repost)

Father John Dear: Cultivating Peace Within Us and Around Us (must-see)

Forget about the Crusades, the pogroms, and the greedy TV ministers… (The Sermon on the Mount)

Noam Chomsky: The Gospels Are Radical Pacifist Documents

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8 thoughts on “The Ordination Service for Chris Hedges, with Cornel West

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  7. Blessings Brother Chris, and joy to you and yours. May everyone who sees you, who hears you, who reads even one word of your writings, who even sees a picture of you, come to full enlightenment in this lifetime.
    Amen

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