Examples from the Web for literalist
Today in politics, the mere word "Christian" ignites a series of associations: conservative, literalist, Republican, and so on.
Oh, it's 'entertaining' in the largest, literalist, dreariest sense of the word.Wives and Daughters|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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
The literalist who started out to find a biblical order for education, as such, would come back from an unrewarded search.The Bible and Life|Edwin Holt Hughes
They are fed with the same truths; the literalist unconsciously, the idealist with reflection.Inspiration and Interpretation|John Burgon
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