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le·gal·ism
[lee-guh-liz-uhm]
NOUN
1.
strict adherence, or the principle of strict adherence, to law or prescription, especially to the letter rather than the spirit.
2.
3.
(in Chinese philosophy) the principles and practices of a school of political theorists advocating strict legal control over all activities, a system of rewards and punishments uniform for all classes, and an absolute monarchy.
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Legalism: School of Chinese philosophy that attained prominence during the turbulent Warring States era (475–221 bce) and, through the influence of the ...

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Legalism definition, strict adherence, or the principle of strict adherence, to law or prescription, especially to the letter rather than the spirit. See more.

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Legalists believe in and demand a strict literal adherence to rules and regulations. Doctrinally, it is a position essentially opposed to grace. Those who hold a ...

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Define legalism: strict, literal, or excessive conformity to the law or to a religious or moral code; a legal term or rule — legalism in a sentence.

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Jul 29, 2016 ... Have you, as a Christian, ever been accused of legalism? That word is often bandied about in the Christian subculture incorrectly. For example ...

www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/legalism.htm

Legalism was a philosophy of administration in ancient China. Upon first acquaintance with this system it seems no more than a rationalization by political  ...