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In matters of religion, is either civil or ecclesiastical. Civil toleration is an impunity, and safely granted by the state to every sect that does not maintain doctrines inconsistent with the public peace. Ecclesiastical toleration is the allowance which the church grants to its members to differ in certain opinions not reputed essential.

See Dr. Owen, Locke, and Dr. Furneaux, on Toleration; Milton's Civil Power in Ecclesiastical Causes; Hints on Toleration, by Philagatharches; Reflexions Philosophiques et Politiques sur la Tolerance Religieuse, par J. P. De N***.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Toleration'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. 1802.

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