Beyond Tolerance: How People Across America Are Building Bridges Between Faiths

Beyond Tolerance: How People Across America Are Building Bridges Between Faiths

by Gustav Niebuhr

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ISBN-13: 9781440630088
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/31/2008
Series: Documents of 20th-Century Art Series
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 323 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gustav Niebuhr, former Religion reporter for the New York Times, is the Associate Professor of Religion at Syracuse University. Over his twenty-year career as a journalist, he’s also worked for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and the Atlanta Journal/Constitution, and has established a reputation as a leading writer about American religion. His work has been published in anthologies, magazines and on the internet. He’s a frequent commentator on religion for NPR’s "All Things Considered."

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: On Doubt and Conversion xv

1 Under the Pillar of Smoke 1

2 Beyond Toleration 36

3 An Idea Revived for the Battlefield 60

4 Hospitality 85

5 An Era of Conversation 123

6 Gatekeepers 160

Conclusion Words over Bullets 184

Acknowledgments 197

Notes 198

Bibliography 208

Index 213

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