Even in his strongest statements on the subject, Martin depicts the proposed changes as a matter of obedience to the courts, rather than to the principles on which Canada operates.
When it came to a choice between believing and living Catholic faith and morals versus doing as she pleased, she went with obedience to Catholic faith and morals.
Among the three religious vows, obedience is considered a spiritual way of listening to an inner voice in the stead of God's will.
The 18th century philosophers wanted to liberate man from the shackles of blind faith and obedience to authority.
vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
The Bishop of Middlesborough received and consecrated her as a hermit in 1994 and she took her vows of poverty, chastity and obedience .
obedience to moral standards
It seems that there's a terrible mindset at work here, one which puts obedience to authority beyond all other concerns.
The rules require a withdrawal from secular attachments, complete obedience to an elected abbot, and poverty.
But his blind obedience to duty and authority leads to a moral failure to rebel against Ahab, and because duty wins, he dooms both himself and the ship to its fate.