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- n. A worshipper of books, especially the Bible.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A worshiper of books; especially, a worshiper of the Bible; a believer in its verbal inspiration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book-worshiper; one who pays undue regard to books. Specifically
- n. One who is supposed to regard the mere letter of the Bible with undue or extravagant respect; a worshiper of the Bible.
How do you rationalize your bibliology at the same time as being a bibliolater ?
You may wonder why you draw so much heat, could it be you are regarded here by all, a bibliolater ?
He looked longingly at my well-printed copy of Byron; but what impressed him most was my little collection of law books, especially Folkard's fat "Law of Libel," which he regarded with the awe and veneration of a bibliolater, suddenly confronting a gigantic mystery of erudition.
He repudiated the "higher criticism" with a vehemence that caused him to be sharply assailed by modern critics -- pronounced infidels or of infidel proclivities -- who called him a "bibliolater."
Protestant bibliolater to shame, by the bright example of Catholic freedom from the trammels of verbal inspiration.
I suppose, my bibliolater, you have not yet finished your Hebrew or Samaritan translation of _coquette_.
Nothing, in fact, disturbs the grandeur and solemnity of the Mosaical cosmogony, except (as usual) the ruggedness of the bibliolater.
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