Dr. Tom Norris Introduces Debut Spiritual Work, ‘A Fresh Cup of Tolerance’

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Author pens treatise on new, all-embracing religion.

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In a crisis, our best nature surfaces – but we seem unable to sustain a sense of true community and remain in the heart of compassion for more than a few CNN weeks at a time.

In “A Fresh Cup of Tolerance,” subtitled “Universalism: The New Religion of Tolerance” (published by Balboa Press), author Dr. Tom Norris provides a guide to a new Universalist Theology of tolerance. Pulling from centuries of global religious traditions, it serves as a call to action for those seeking a world of loving relationships and mutual respect.

“With over seven billion people on the planet and a lot more coming, learning to live (love) together is essential to our survival,” Norris explains. “In a crisis, our best nature surfaces – but we seem unable to sustain a sense of true community and remain in the heart of compassion for more than a few CNN weeks at a time.”

Norris advocates for the best in humanity – the idea that people can bridge all ethnic, racial, gender, cultural, national and religious barriers and genuinely live in a sustainable, true community. “We are entering a new world and a new era, where the old ways of viewing ourselves, God, each other and the world just will not work in the 21st Century. Universalists have the ‘Good News’ as well. We are all brothers and sisters!”

“Our neighbors don’t just live next door, but in spiritual terms, they are everyone that makes up our world community. Embracing Green Theology and the outlook of our native ancestors, the book goes so far as to suggest that our neighbors are not only humans, but all members of our world family, including the animal and plant nations.”

“A Fresh Cup of Tolerance”
By Dr. Tom Norris
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 308 pages | ISBN 9781504337380
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 308 pages | ISBN 9781504337298
E-Book | 308 pages | ISBN 9781504337373
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
The Rev. Dr. Tom Norris is the senior minister for Medicine Signs Spiritual Center, a former psychotherapist, an adjunct professor of religious studies at Florida International University and a passionate Universalist. He currently lives in South Florida with his wife, the Rev. Cate Norris, and provides spiritual counseling to individuals around the world.

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