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OTHER WORDS FROM literalismlit·er·al·ist, nounlit·er·al·is·tic, adjectivelit·er·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Things are so bad that we do not even realize that literalism itself had a different meaning in past epochs.Gwyneth Was Right: America Turned Communication Into a Weaponized Battlefield|James Poulos|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This literalism stands in the way of the world's present acceptance of Christianity as the religion of its highest hopes.Religion and the War|Various
Russian literalism, like many early Christian heresies, interprets the prophets and the Apocalypse in a purely material sense.
Routine and literalism and a certain dry-throated earnestness and mental thirst, these are the very atmosphere of morbidity.A Miscellany of Men|G. K. Chesterton
This view went into the extreme of literalism, as the other did into the extreme of spiritualisation.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
The Voetians prided themselves on their literalism, and named Hugo Grotius as their master.