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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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If Ham were truly a biblical literalist he would be endorsing The Principle.‘The Principle’: Geocentrism is What Real Biblical Literalism Looks Like|Karl W. Giberson|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today in politics, the mere word "Christian" ignites a series of associations: conservative, literalist, Republican, and so on.
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.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
Especially do we find a very extensive use of symbolism, which has proved a trap into which the literalist has hastened to fall.The Evolution of Old Testament Religion|W. E. Orchard
The literalist, observing that most people talk shop, takes it for granted that they like to talk shop.Atlantic Classics, Second Series|Henry C. Merwin
Mrs. Birkett was puzzled what to say for the best to this uncomfortable fanatic, this unreasonable literalist.