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  • n. The study of the history of books and the art of printing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An account of books; book lore; bibliography.
  • n. The literature or doctrine of the Bible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Biblical literature, doctrine, or theology.
  • n. A treatise on books; bibliography.


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From Ancient Greek βιβλίον (biblion, "small book") + -λογία (-logía, "branch of study"); see -logy.


  • -Steve, 'The place of fear in our bibliology' at his blog Undeception

    Quote of the Day (Undeception)

  • How do you rationalize your bibliology at the same time as being a bibliolater ?

    ID floats a lead-lined trial balloon - The Panda's Thumb

  • With him they were simply a notification to his intimates that the whole thing was not to be taken as a serious bibliology of his works or index of his character.

    Eugene Field A Study In Heredity And Contradictions

  • For John, who was an accomplished scholar, had next to no knowledge of bibliology and took delight in seeing for the first time many a rare edition which he had heard mentioned or had read of in the course of his studies.

    A Tale of a Lonely Parish

  • My friend Mr.W. F. Kirby appended to volume x. of "The Nights" (proper) his most valuable contributions to the bibliology of the work with its various imitations and a table showing the contents of the principal editions and translations of "The Nights": he also enriched my Supplemental volumes v. and vi. with his excellent annotations.

    Arabian nights. English

  • If churches spent more time preaching what God told them to preach … that is the gospel … … I can state with sure knowledge … that all of this extemporaneous extra bibliology

    Jen's Gems

  • And as one begins the slide toward apostasy (falling away from previously held beliefs) the very first distancing which occurs is with "the traditions" associated with a proper bibliology.

    Apprising Ministries

  • There is a progression that takes place in liberal theology: It begins with a corrupt bibliology, a corrupt view of the nature and the inspiration of Scripture.

    Apprising Ministries

  • For instance, it was difficult not to see outright hostility towards an orthodox bibliology on the Welhausen thread.

    finitum non capax infiniti

  • FWIW, I do not spend time ripping on people with a low bibliology from the pulpit.

    finitum non capax infiniti


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  • The history and science of books as objects. More specifically, bibliology is the study of the bible as a text-not to be confused with hermeneutics or biblical exegesis.

    February 24, 2009

  • bibliology is the study of the Bible

    February 18, 2009