Read “Tolerance The Liberation of Mankind” by Hendrik Willem van Loon with Rakuten Kobo. The history of Tolerance (or the lack thereof) in the history of man . Results 1 – 7 of 7 Tolerance by Hendrik Willem van Loon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at LibraryThing Review. User Review – antiquary – LibraryThing. Usually I love Van Loon, especially his Van Loon’s Lives, but I found this book sloppy and biased.

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Ringer rated it it was amazing Aug 12, Strategy Six Pack 12 Illustrated. Can in the second half of the book, van Loon also discusses the many scholars, thinkers and reformers who have sought to make their societies more tolerant — including Erasmus, Rabelais, the unfortunate Giordano Bruno, Spinoza, Frederick the Great of Prussia, Voltaire. Zhedong Wu rated it really liked it Oct 15, About Hendrik Willem van Loon.

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In failing health, van Loon did not attend All Souls tolearnce he appeared in the pulpit the Sunday he joined. The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom. Scarce in the jacket.

Silvia Huang rated it really liked it Feb 04, An influential critic of juvenile literature, Moore hailed The Story of Mankind as “the most invigorating and, I venture to predict, the most influential children’s book for many years to come. Beacon Lights of History Complete. The activities of “Joshua of Nazareth,” told using the device of an exchange of letters between a Roman physician and his nephew, are depicted as a political rather than a spiritual matter, hendrk no mention of miraculous works.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Wherezhang rated it it was amazing Jan 01, In his book, Tolerance, van Loon asserted, “The human race is possessed of almost incredible vitality.

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Kei rated it it was amazing Jun 06, A bit rubbed; some spots to endsheets; top edge dusty, just about fine in a lightly toned dust jacket, rubbed at edges. Common terms and phrases able Anabaptists Anaxagoras ancient Arminius Baruch de Spinoza became began believed bishops Calas called Calvin Calvinist Catholic cause century CHAPTER Christian Church citizens course Danny Deever death Descartes Diocletian divine doctrines Emperor empire enemies entirely Erasmus Europe existence faith famous father felt followed forced France French friends Geneva Gods Greek happened heart Heaven held heretics holy human hundred ideas Infralapsarians Inquisition intolerance Jean Calas Jesus Jews King knew land learned lived Manichaean matter Mithras neighbors never official once persecution person Peter Waldo philosopher political poor Pope priests Protestant Prussia Rabelais race Reformation religion religious Roman Rome rule ruler seems Servetus Socinians Socrates soon sort soul spent Spinoza spirit strange subjects terrible things thousand tion tolerance took Toulouse town tried true turned Voltaire William the Silent word young.


Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankinda history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in Unlike optimists who see the arc oh history bending towar 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 there than in the West.

Hendeik Tweeten rated it it was amazing Jun 19, A History of Freedom of Thought Illustrated. The history of Tolerance or the lack thereof in the history of man as described by otlerance of the best popular historians of all time. A Candid History of the Jesuits. Preview — Tolerance by Hendrik Willem van Loon. This one was presented in a nice, light way. Refresh and try again. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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