Some articles on civil tolerance, tolerance, civil:
... This degree of diversity tolerated within a particular church is described as ecclesiastical tolerance, and is one form of religious toleration ... However, when people nowadays speak of religious tolerance, they most often mean civil tolerance, which refers to the degree of religious diversity that is tolerated within the state ... In the absence of civil toleration, someone who finds himself in disagreement with his congregation doesn't have the option to leave and chose a ...
Famous quotes containing the words tolerance and/or civil:
“It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.”
—Pierre Bayle (16471706)
“He was high and mighty. But the kindest creature to his slavesand the unfortunate results of his bad ways were not sold, had not to jump over ice blocks. They were kept in full view and provided for handsomely in his will. His wife and daughters in the might of their purity and innocence are supposed never to dream of what is as plain before their eyes as the sunlight, and they play their parts of unsuspecting angels to the letter.”
—Anonymous Antebellum Confederate Women. Previously quoted by Mary Boykin Chesnut in Mary Chesnuts Civil War, edited by C. Vann Woodward (1981)