strict adherence to a text, especially of the Scriptures.
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- textual criticism,
Origin of textualism
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Bork's textualism was also not likely to overturn a ton of democratically created laws.
doctrinaire adherence to a text, esp of the Bible
textual criticism, esp of the Bible
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