The seat of authority in Discipline, the means by which the church strives to preserve the Christian standard of living from serious dishonour in its own members, is the touch-stone of church politics.
For, by representing the prosecution of its party-political objects as a championship of the Catholic Church, Ultramontanism seeks to acquire the support of the official organs of that Church, and the good will of all circles interested in her welfare; while at the same time it strives to discredit any attempt at opposition by branding it as an assault on the orthodox faith.
Athenagoras is a powerful and clear writer, who strives to comprehend his opponents' views and is acquainted with the classical writers.
The law of which we are the instruments strives even through the, carnage to cure the wounds due to the law of war.
ISRAEL (Hebrew for "God strives" or "rules"; see Gen.