As nouns the difference between toleration and sabian
is that toleration
is (obsolete) endurance of evil, suffering etc while sabian
is one of a group (which is mentioned in the koran) that is entitled to muslim religious toleration, along with jews and christians (usually identified with the mandaeans or the elkesaites).
(obsolete) Endurance of evil, suffering etc.
The allowance of something not explicitly approved; tolerance, forbearance.
Specifically, the allowance by a government (or other ruling power) of the exercise of religion beyond the state established faith.
* 2012 , Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex , Penguin 2013, p. 86:
- Above all, the establishment of toleration helped to weaken the presumption that plurality in matters of faith inevitably caused social disorder.
one of a group (which is mentioned in the Koran) that is entitled to Muslim religious toleration, along with Jews and Christians (usually identified with the Mandaeans or the Elkesaites)