Originalism vs Textualism - What's the difference?

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Originalism is a related term of textualism.


As nouns the difference between originalism and textualism

is that originalism is the view that a text should be interpreted according to the intent of its original authors while textualism is strict adherence to some text, especially to the bible.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

originalism

English

Noun

(wikipedia originalism) (-)
  • The view that a text should be interpreted according to the intent of its original authors.
  • textualism

    Noun

  • strict adherence to some text, especially to the Bible
  • textual criticism, especially that of the Bible