Definition of legalism:
obedience, argot, complaisance, cognate, collocate, back formation, integrity, antonym, contraction, compliance, observance, buzzword, connective, give-and-take, catchword, derivation, cooperation, adherence, observation.
Eckhart really regards the Catholic doctrine of good works much as St. Paul treated the Pharisaic legalism; but he is as unconscious of the widening gulf which had already opened between Teutonic and Latin Christianity, as of the discredit which his own writings were to help to bring upon the monkish view of life.- "Christian Mysticism", William Ralph Inge.
- "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.
- "The Canon of the Bible", Samuel Davidson.