Anne Montgomery on Divine Obedience

“Civil disobedience is, traditionally, the breaking of a civil law to obey a higher law, sometimes with the hope of changing the unjust civil law. … But we should speak of such actions as divine obedience, rather than civil disobedience. The term ‘disobedience’ is not appropriate because any law that does not protect and enhance human life is no real law.”

Sister Anne Montgomery, R.S.C.J.

(found at Sojourners: http://www.sojo.net/blogs/2011/03/03/voice-day-sister-anne-montgomery-rscj)

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