Hence in their view all who did not participate in the national worship and conform to the national usages were outcasts.
Jesus also refuses to conform to the current ideas as to the establishment of the kingdom.
Yet this appeal to the intelligence is not rationalism: the latter makes reason the supreme authority, rejecting all which does not conform to it; the Bible is treated like any other book, to be accepted or rejected in part or in whole as it agrees with our canons of logic and our general science, while religion submits to the same process as do other departments of knowledge.
The music does not conform to any sufficiently definite musical plan - it is hardly intelligible as music without reference to the programme.
Latin, at all events, Spinoza learned to use with correctness, freedom and force, though his language does not, of course, conform to classical canons.