Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Legalism
legalism (plural legalisms)
- A philosophy of focusing on the text of written law to the exclusion of the intent of law, elevating strict adherence to law over justice, mercy, grace and common sense.
- (religion) A doctrine of salvation by strictly adhering to the requirements of divine law.
- A legal axiom, term or rule.
legal axiom, term or rule