Culture / Ideas / March 13, 2012

Gracious Tolerance and Tolerant Grace

Tolerance, as a value is held dear in American culture. Is that a good thing, though? I explore tthe relationship between tolerance and grace in an article at WorldMag.com

We live in the age of tolerance, that is to say tolerance is one of the primary values of the Western world. What’s good for you is good for you and what’s good for me is good for me even if they’re mutually exclusive. Every man does what is right in his own eyes, and who am I to say it should not be so? FromThe Piers Morgan Show to The View to Modern Family this cultural value reigns supreme.

But Christians aren’t called to tolerance. Tolerance isn’t a biblical command or even a biblical value.

Rather, just like most biblical standards, Christians are called to something more than mere tolerance. 

Read the entire article HERE




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