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Three decades ago Chris Hedges sought to become a minister and report the war in El Salvador A church committee refused to see his work as a journalist as a valid call to the ministry On Oct 5 his ordination -- marked by addresses from James Cone (above) and Cornel West -- finally took place Three decades ago Chris Hedges sought to become a minister and report the war in El Salvador A church committee refused to see his work as a valid call to the ministry 5 his ordination finally took place (Above, ordination speaker James Cone).

Jesus and the 99 Percent
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We in the Christian community are asking how the Occupy Wall Street movement’s message coheres with our theological precepts. Should the church be for or against OWS?We in the Christian community are asking how the Occupy Wall Street movement’s message coheres with our theological precepts.

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Jon Stewart isn't one to take cheap shots sitting down, so Bernie Goldberg and Bill O'Reilly's latest volleys bring Stewart to his feet for a musical response -- complete with a mini gospel choir -- to bear witness to the truth that Fox News is a "terrible, cynical, disingenuous news organization."

The Gospel According to ... the Boss?

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Unitarian Universalist minister Jeffrey Symynkywicz is quite the Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, apparently. The Boston fan has studied Bruce Springsteen's lyrics as though they were Scripture, and the end result is Symynkywicz's new book -- wait for it -- "The Gospel According to Bruce Springsteen."

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