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Tolerance
(1,296 words)

A Commandment of Peace

1. Tolerance means the ‘enduring,’ ‘bearing,’ or (colloquially) ‘standing’ or ‘putting up with’ the views, lifestyles, goals, interests, and so forth, of others, which do not conform to one's own positions, or that, indeed, contradict them. Socially, or societally, an obligatory organization, like a political state, which possesses the corresponding (or necessary) means of power to impose its…

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Zinser, Hartmut, “Tolerance”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 21 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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