Please keep in mind Matthew 5:39 NIV
But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.
I was searching for something to write a blog post about, when I stumbled upon this site which mentioned things I found offensive
From this site
You believe that the entire population of this planet with the exception of those who share your beliefs -- though excluding those in all rival
sectsdenominations [sic] - will spend Eternity in an infinite Hell of Suffering. And yet consider your religion the most "tolerant" and "loving."
However, thinking of an answer to this, I found myself stuck.
What are the characteristics of Christianity that make it tolerant? Which denomination has a history of showing toleration or is toleration not a Christian attribute? To be clear, I am looking for documented cases in the bible which fit a historical example.
I define tolerant as, "showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with." However, should there be another definition that fits the Christian use of the word "tolerant" please define.
Here's an example of how Christians are expected to practice tolerance