Tolerance Starts with Knowledge
April 20, 2012 – Robyn E. Lebron, author of Searching for Spiritual Unity … Can There Be Common Ground? writes a guest post on Spirituality-and-Religion.com. Lebron writes about tolerance we learn from childhood.
“To be tolerant we don’t have to give up who we are. We don’t have to compromise our personal beliefs. We don’t even have to agree with everything,” Lebron says. “It is purely the act of accepting that another person has the right to feel the way they do.”
“But true tolerance is not just looking the other way. It is learning and having a working knowledge, and then accepting that information as an important part of someone else’s life.”
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About the Book:
Originally born out of author Robyn Lebron’s efforts to create a Christian education course for her husband’s congregation, this easy-to-follow reference guide to international religious beliefs is designed to reduce the fear and skepticism that often comes when we encounter belief systems different than our own, with the ultimate goal of promoting peace and spiritual unity throughout the world.
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