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- adj. Not doctrinaire.
Ms. Dehnert's nondoctrinaire approach to high-concept theater is exemplified by the way in which she uses Ms. Silva.
Any nondoctrinaire Indian can see that a serious schism between its 900 million Hindus and about 150 million Muslims would tear the country apart.
Not apparent in the film is how Jane develops her own nondoctrinaire version of faith, largely in reaction to the false or misguided piety of Mr. Brocklehurst, the head of her severe school; St. John Rivers, the rural clergyman who takes a curdled fancy to her; and Rochester himself, whose previous relationships with women leave a great deal to be desired from a moral standpoint.
Rather than lay out some sweeping vision, he studies specific issues - like tomatoes - and can come up with surprisingly nondoctrinaire positions.
The report is practical, subdued, nondoctrinaire and full of science, as well as lots of Foster's photos.