The Madea films thrive on an ugly mix of minstrelsy and moralism.
There is, to be sure, something wonderful about the Jewish outsider-ness, the irony and the moralism.
But, admitting this, the determination of the highest good itself involved rationalism and moralism.
Both facts again are ultimately to be explained from their moralism.
moralism is perhaps the most widespread of all the concepts that we are now discussing.
Thus the “moralism” sometimes traced in Hermas is apparent rather than real, for he has a deep sense of the enabling grace of God.
moralism, a sound name in itself, is under Evangelical condemnation as "mere morality."
moralism is usually identified as belief in good behavior as a source of life.
How should moralism, that frowns on this wicked world, be reconciled with pantheism and optimism, that hug it to their bosom?
moralism and an apology for evil could thus be reconciled and merged in the praises of tragic experience.