obedience : Definition, Usages, News and More

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obedience

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  • n  the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
  • n  the trait of being willing to obey
  • n  behavior intended to please your parents
    their children were never very strong on obedience

  • Decades after Stanley Milgrim's famous obedience studies, a professor replicating one of the experiments finds we're still hard-wired to submit to authority.
  • Christ sacrificed himself to make amends for sins against God: The Role-Model Theory By his example, Christ inspires people to live in obedience to God's ways.
  • Jesuit officials suppressed the publication of a symposium on obedience that raised some critical questions about the society's rules.
News & Articles

  • Jessamine County to offer dog-obedience classes at animal shelter
    Many times, owners who give up their dogs at the Jessamine County Animal Shelter do so because of obedience problems, Mike Cassidy, director of the shelter, told the Jessamine County Fiscal Court on Tuesday. Now, those owners will have a new option.
    June 19, 2013 - The Jessamine Journal
  • Dog Training - Novice Dog Training - Novice Dog Training
    If you need help with canine communication and correcting your dog?s bad habits, enroll Fido now! All breeds of dogs, ages six months or older. (Larger breeds, 4 months.) All Novice obedience exercises will be covered, (heel, automatic sit, sit-stay, down-stay, stand for inspection, and come), and hand signals, long-distance, and off-leash work. Behavioral problems will also be addressed ...
    June 19, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • Poverty, chastity, obedience: traditional vows redefined for the 21st century
    Suppose someone wants to live a life committed to the Gospel but does not want to live the three traditional vows -- poverty, chastity and obedience -- as they have usually been interpreted. Or maybe only one or two of those vows make sense to that person.
    June 15, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter
Quotes

  • Terry Goddard in ABC News
    This was Warren Jeffs' all-star cast,said Goddard, who has been investigating the sect since 2004. "They had the strongest sense of obedience."
  • Allan Boesak in Independent Online
    Those divisions are inevitable. There is a line that is drawn, not by us, but by our obedience to the gospel. Our main job is not to keep the church together. Our main job is to do the will of God,Boesak said.
  • Warren Jeffs in Washington Post
    Give yourself to him, that means full obedience to righteous principles. No half way, no holding back,Jeffs said on the tape.

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