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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Works of James Harvey Robinson. The History of Protestantism; Volume 2: Hubert Heller rated it it was amazing Feb 25, If you are confused as to why mankind can’t ever seem to get along, read this book and you’ll see that the problem is not a new one.

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For van Loon, the modern man in the business suit is not much different mentally or morally from loo hunter-gatherer in skins. Apr 10, Brett Fernau rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hendrik Willem Van Loon.


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Newbery Medal winner The journalist Charlie Pierce publishes a quote from van Loon every Wednesday on his politics blog for Esquire in a post titled, “Your Weekly van Loon. Hendrik Willem van Loon [a] January 14, — March 11, looon a Dutch-American historian, journalist, and award-winning children’s book author. This one was presented in a nice, light way. Progress From the First to the Fourteenth Century: Having broken with the Church over freedom of conscience, he set up on Geneva an even more regimented theocracy where he was the sole arbiter of conscience and any deviation from rigid orthodoxy could be punished with a flogging or excommunication or exile.

Or in the case of hapless Michael Servetus, burning at the stake. Monks, Popes, and Their Political Intrigues.

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One error I recall is that he made the Emperor Justinian who one who could not sign his name without Unlike optimists who see the arc tolerancd history bending toward justice, van Loon seems to contemplate an unchanging human nature, but with enough goodness in it that all hope is never lost.

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About Hendrik Willem van Loon. Very good in poor dust jacket. You’ve successfully reported this review. A Short Introduction to Constantine the Great.

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Zhongyu rated it really liked it Jun 09, It still needs to be solved. But if that sounds depressing, van Loon makes up for it with dollops of humor and an irreverent attitude, and a fearless, cheerful iconoclasm. Sep 03, Ann rated it it was amazing. Tian Xingzhe rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Strategy Six Pack 12 Illustrated. Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankinda history of the hndrik especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in Hendrik Willem van Loon.

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The Essence of Edward Gibbon on Christianity. I will hopefully find a English copy and finish reading it soon. Thanks for telling us about the problem.