nondogmatic

nondogmatic

(ˌnɒndɒɡˈmætɪk)
adj
not related to dogma, esp in religion
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I have been following and teaching Lazer's work, attracted to its contradictions, which so naturally lend themselves to complex, creative conversations with students: His poetry is unapologetically spiritual, yet nondogmatic. It is deeply intellectual yet is written in a manner that's entirely accessible.
Nondogmatic methods of prayer and reflection engage with what is moving in our hearts, discerning which movements are coming from the deepest core of our being where God is indwelling.
Science is flexible and nondogmatic. It sticks to fact and to reality (which always can change) and to logical thinking (which does not contradict itself and hold two opposite views at the same time).
To put it in Deleuzian terms, the sea that "marche avec le temps" (walks with time) (La Mer ecrite 8) has become the nondogmatic image of turbulent nonlinearity, an immense plane of immanence of variable speeds forever sweeping up and engulfing forms and subjects--the impossible image of the manifold of flowing time presenting itself independently of the categories of the understanding and the transcendental unity of apperception.
Adopting the nondogmatic Christianity of Grotius and Anglican Arminians such as Jeremy Taylor and John Tillotson, (20) to whom he refers with approval, Mandeville on several occasions calls for tolerance and individual responsibility in theological matters.
Thus, a concise, nondogmatic approach of curious questioning can quickly and effectively introduce free market principles to the uninitiated.
Ryan makes some important points outlining the work that "new materialisms" are doing to "view matter as itself having agency, a view that is tied to posthumanism; the status of 'life'; and related bioethical and biopolitical issues; and a 'nondogmatic' critical reengagement with 'the material of everyday life'" (13).
According to the editors of Antipode's 2012 special issue dealing with anarchism, anarchist ideas deserve full consideration for the building of a social and plural geography, producing nondogmatic knowledge engaged with social struggles (Springer et al, 2012).
The authors refer to the diet as nondogmatic and flexible.
Educational innovation has also aimed at the study of Islam itself through the updating of teaching methods and the introduction of nondogmatic and contextual approaches.
Doran has developed this into the category of nondogmatic, nondoctrinal elemental meanings also constitutive of Christianity ("Bernard Lonergan and the Functions of Systematic Theology," Theological Studies 59 [1998] 569-607, at 578-79; and What Is Systematic Theology?