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The Intolerance of Tolerance by D. A. Carson from Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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  • Язык текста:
    eng
  • Издательство:
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
  • Привязка типа:
    Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 10 :
    0802869408
  • ISBN 13:
    9780802869401
  • цена:
    16
  • Дата публикации:
    February 8, 2013
  • Количество страницу:
    196
  • высота:
    9 in
  • ширина:
    6 in
  • длина:
    0.33 in
  • вес:
    0.5 lb

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Tolerance currently occupies a very high place in Western societies: it is considered gauche, even boorish, to question it. In The Intolerance of Tolerance, however, questioning tolerance -- or, at least, contemporary understandings of tolerance -- is exactly what D. A . Carson does.

Carson traces the subtle but enormous shift in the way we have come to understand tolerance over recent years -- from defending the rights of those who hold different beliefs to affirming all beliefs as equally valid and correct. He looks back at the history of this shift and discusses its implications for culture today, especially its bearing on democracy, discussions about good and evil, and Christian truth claims.

Using real-life examples that will sometimes arouse laughter and sometimes make the blood boil, Carson argues not only that the "new tolerance" is socially dangerous and intellectually debilitating but also that it actually leads to genuine intolerance of all who struggle to hold fast to their beliefs.

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D. A. Carson is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois.

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Bryan Chapell
-- President, Covenant Theological Seminary
"Thoughtfully shows how tolerance has morphed into a pervasive insistence that no one should hold firm convictions. . . . Not to hear and heed Carson is to enter a nightmarish world in which zeal to discern truth is replaced by zeal to keep anyone from claiming anything is really true."

Christianity Today
"Carson shows the structural flaws and inconsistency of modern tolerance and its fixation on opposing traditional Christianity. . . . The Intolerance of Tolerance is not a political jeremiad so much as a call for Christians to fight for the value of truth."