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literalism

literal or realistic portrayal in art or literature
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It has an emphasis on mysticism and purity of heart, rather than a fixation with scriptural literalism.
Still, while biblical literalism has waned, the vast majority of Americans -- 71% -- continue to view the Bible as a holy document, believing it is at least God-inspired if not God's own words.
For Harris, the problem of literalism transcends differences between faiths, infecting Christians as well as Muslims: "[according to Gallup, 35 percent of Americans believe that the Bible is the literal and inerrant word of the Creator of the universe.
Part of this means the disequation of faith and belief, two words which under the rule of literalism tend to go together.
When I look at the world that will soon be in the hands of my own greying and aging Gen-X as well as the spunky, emerging Millennials, there is an absence of biblical literalism and an abundance of non-critical biblical skepticism in the Canadian landscape.
Potential employees had to sign off on an AiG statement of faith that not only affirmed biblical literalism but insisted that homosexuality is akin to bestiality.
DEATH BEFORE THE FALL: Biblical Literalism and the Problem of Animal Suffering by Ronald E.
Taylor's sculptural work engages in a playful back-and-forth between literalism and illusion, figuration and abstraction, never quite settling on one or the other.
Again I open the door, / this time to deny the literalism of history.
He discusses the holy marriage, relevance theory and translation, syntax in Luke 1:1-4, when a priest is not a priest, still looking for clues, repetitive texture and four kinds of literalism, and the experimental translation.
Pavel often railed against the literalism of the American theatre and our fondness for realistic sets filled with couches and kitchen tables.
The general theme of the book is that the advocates of strict textual literalism, identified as "Atharis," opposed the rationalism involved in theology ('ilm al-kalam) and were victorious by the fifteenth century.