Legalism: Definition & Beliefs


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A philosophy or perspective that relies only on pre-existing documents for solutions is known as what?

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1. In _________, legalism is the term used to describe a person who advocates for the strict adherence to God's law as it is written in the Bible

2. What is the term used to describe the assignment and limitations of power to political groups through pre-existing documents?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of legalism, its beliefs, and its application in law, religion, and politics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check your understanding of legalism's:

  • Philosophy
  • Application in politics
  • Use in the Bible

Skills Practiced

Using this quiz and worksheet will test valuable skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - study the information given about legalism to identify its relationship with the power of political groups
  • Information recall - recognize the branch of legalism that advocates for the strict following of God's law
  • Knowledge application - answer a question about the philosophy that adheres to relying upon pre-existing documents for solutions

Additional Learning

Discover more about legalism by exploring the lesson entitled Legalism: Definition & Beliefs. This lesson will discuss:

  • The beliefs of legalism
  • Legalism's religious application
  • The disadvantages of legalism