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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Hendrik Willem van Loon
Rise and Establishment of Protestantism at Geneva: A Concise History of Monks and Monasteries. Oct 08, Balaguri rated it it was amazing Recommended to Balaguri by: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.
Such heresies reportedly deterred a number of libraries from acquiring the book. Zhongyu rated it really liked it Jun 09, Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Beacon Lights of History Lord’s Lecturesall 14 volumes in a single file. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Van Loon’s compassion was basically not tolerated by the world’s bumps and restlessness.
Account Options Sign in. Heather rated it it was amazing Nov 05, He lectured at Cornell University from to ; in he became an American citizen. Or in the case of hapless Michael Servetus, burning at the stake.
Silvia Huang rated it really liked it Feb 04, 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.
It still needs to be tolersnce. John Calvin comes in for particular criticism. The story of Hendrik Willem van Loon.
The Pope, the Kings and the People: Van Loon earned hendtik Ph. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. When the newlyweds moved to Munich, they attended the American Episcopal Church of the Ascension for social and intellectual reasons.
Hendrik Willem van Loon
Just wwillem moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A more serious charge against van Loon was the sloppiness of his scholarship. Books by Hendrik Willem van Loon.
A nice book on the history of intolerance in the western world, and unfortunately its theme is still relevant today. Sign up to receive offers and updates: He became an American citizen in A Study in Religious Persecution.
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Van Loon had two later marriages, to Eliza Helen Jimmie Criswell in and playwright Frances Toleranfe Ames inbut after a divorce from Ames he returned to Criswell it is debatable whether or not tolwrance remarried ; she inherited his estate in Hairuo rated it it was amazing Mar 29, 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.
There are such books that everyone knows how clear the truth is when reading them, however, when they do something, aillem have to bite the bullet and try to tear the reality down. How to write a great review. However, he also wrote many other very popular books aimed at young adults. See if you have enough points for this item.
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In the end, van Loon ends on a cautionary note, that we should not exult that out times are somehow more progressive and enlightened than those earlier eras of ignorance and superstitions.
His style, once praised as daring and innovative, now seems quaint and mannered. Very good in henrik dust jacket. 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.
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In failing health, van Loon did not attend All Souls after he appeared in the pulpit the Sunday he joined. The song is titled “Van Loon,” and appears in the album Signora Bovary. His most trenchant criticism is reserved for organized wiolem, specifically Christianity since he focuses mostly on European history. You’ve successfully reported this review. The Chinese version I found in the library over the hendirk was really horrible, so I had to loin it down mid-way. It has survived theology.
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