Beyond Tolerance Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-07-31
  • Publisher: Viking Adult

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Gustav Niebuhr - grandson of renowned religious thinker Reinhold Niebuhr, and grandnephew of renowned ethicist Helmut Reinhold Niebuhr - a former New York Times Religion reporter takes the reader on a hopeful journey through America's religious heartland, shining a light on the multitude of congregations that are reaching across theological boundaries not with tolerance, but with respect. 

Author Biography

Gustav Niebuhr is the former religion reporter for The New York Times and an associate professor at Syracuse University. He has written for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is a frequent commentator on NPR-'s All Things Considered.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introduction: On Doubt and Conversionp. xv
Under the Pillar of Smokep. 1
Beyond Tolerationp. 36
An Idea Revived for the Battlefieldp. 60
Hospitalityp. 85
An Era of Conversationp. 123
Gatekeepersp. 160
Conclusion: Words over Bulletsp. 184
Acknowledgmentsp. 197
Notesp. 198
Bibliographyp. 208
Indexp. 213
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