Today in politics, the mere word "Christian" ignites a series of associations: conservative, literalist, Republican, and so on.
The literalist, observing that most people talk shop, takes it for granted that they like to talk shop.
They are fed with the same truths; the literalist unconsciously, the idealist with reflection.
The literalist who started out to find a biblical order for education, as such, would come back from an unrewarded search.
Oh, it's 'entertaining' in the largest, literalist, dreariest sense of the word.
Especially do we find a very extensive use of symbolism, which has proved a trap into which the literalist has hastened to fall.
Ver′balism, something expressed in words or orally; Ver′balist, one skilled in words: a literalist; Verbal′ity.
And this consideration seems conclusive as against the adequacy of the literalist method.