Read the full-text online edition of Tolerance (). Hendrik Willem van Loon (January 14, – March 11, ) was a Dutch- American The Story of Wilbur the Hat, , Boni and Liveright; Tolerance, , Boni and Liveright; The Liberation of Mankind: the story of man’s struggle for the. Hendrik van Loon, after considering various definitions of tolerance, said this: Language is one of the most deceptive inventions of the human.

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A Candid History of the Jesuits. A fascinating lon for some tolerance somewhere in the history of civilization. Characters of the Inquisition. His most trenchant criticism is reserved for organized religion, specifically Christianity since he focuses mostly on European history.

As a writer he was known for emphasizing crucial historical events and giving a complete picture of individual characters, as well as the role of the arts in history. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Tolerance by Hendrik Willem van Loon

The History of Protestantism; Volume 1: Cornell UniversityUniversity of Munich. The review must be at least 50 characters long. From the s until his death, Van Loon wrote many books. This is truly a remarkable book, by an author perhaps better known today in China going by the number of editions of this book available hhendrik than in the West.


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Pius IX and His Time. The Chinese version I found in the library over the summer was really horrible, so I had to drop it down mid-way. The Thirteenth Greatest of Centuries. Five star seller – Buy with confidence! Can’t believe it is still so relevant today.

A Jesuit Cardinal, Robert Bellarmine, From inside the book. He highlights episodes glossed over in teaditional histories – for example, how soon after Constantine’s great conversion, Christians turned on their former oppressors, the pagans with almost the same lions-in-the circus ferocity that they had had to hendri, so that within ine generation there was not a single altar to the old gods in the whole empire.


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Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Kei rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark: A Study in Religious Persecution. Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankind, a history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in The title should be at least 4 characters long.

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The Pope, the Kings and the People: On the Writing of History. The popular henrik narrative of the progress of freedom of thought. The Protestant Theory of Persecution.