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Since the Reformations of the sixteenth century, religious conflicts had been settled not only by the sword, but with the potent weapon of philology, the linguistic science that produced accurate versions and translations of holy and ancient texts.
This is not philology, this is creative wishful thinking.
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Origin and Etymology of philology
PHILOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of philology for English Language Learners
: the study of language; especially : the study of how languages or words develop
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