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Eulogy for a Friend
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The Rev Terry Burke stood with the suffering, ministering to them over three decades and going to jail for his protests on behalf of fired workers and against the corporations that are destroying the ecosystem Terry Burke (above) stood with the suffering, ministering to them over three decades and going to jail for his protests on behalf of fired workers and against the corporations that are destroying the ecosystem.

My Teacher
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The Rev. Coleman Brown, who had the most profound impact of all my teachers on my education, died in December. He taught me how to think. And in being taught how to think, I was taught how to be free.

Ordained to Write
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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).

Chris Hedges on Christian Heretics

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After his talk on the myth of human progress, the Truthdig columnist discussed the influence of religion on his work and why he views Christian conservatives as heretics.The Truthdig columnist discusses the influence of religion on his work and why he views Christian conservatives as heretics.

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