The doctrine of nonresistance had been dear to the Anglican divines.
We have spoken of those who dwell upon the Master's nonresistance as a model of passivity in the presence of evil.
In spite of his nonresistance doctrine, Tolstoy's courage was not of the passive order.
The object of this work was to show that the Christians of the fourth century did not hold the doctrine of nonresistance.
When the Rye House Plot was detected, he had zealously defended by tongue and pen the doctrine of nonresistance.
It was therefore necessary to maintain the great principle of nonresistance in all its integrity.
Passages were quoted from the licenser's writings to prove that he held the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.
The Tories had formerly taken their stand on the principle of nonresistance.
Even the women among the public officials and political leaders were inclined to a policy of nonresistance.
The Gaelic population was far indeed from holding the doctrines of passive obedience and nonresistance.