recusant :

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  • n  someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
  • s  (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
  • s  refusing to submit to authority
    the recusant electors...cooperated in electing a new Senate"- Mary W.Williams

  • If one makes the rather likely assumption that the votes "invalidated in other ways" were spoiled by other recusant voters and divides the total by two, the result is 1,667,000 .
  • Unlike that other preacher-to-the-young, Daniel Alfred ("Dan") Poling (whom Author Jones does not include among his chosen 32), Niehbuhr is "recusant, an independent, a pathfinder.

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