can we agree to disagree and still find a compromise?

Can we agree to disagree and still find a compromise? | Jennifer Safian

{3:30 minutes to read} The phrase “agree to disagree” first appeared in print in 1770 when, at the death of George Whitefield, an Anglican cleric, John Wesley wrote a memorial sermon for his fellow cleric. Wesley acknowledged, but downplayed the two men’s doctrinal differences using a phrase written by Whitefield himself in 1750: “After all, those who will live in peace must agree to disagree in many things with their fellow-labourers, and not let little things part or disunite them."

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