Definition of Bibliolatry

1. Noun. The worship of the Bible.

Exact synonyms: Bible-worship
Generic synonyms: Cultism, Devotion, Idolatry, Veneration
Derivative terms: Bibliolatrous



Definition of Bibliolatry

1. n. Book worship, esp. of the Bible; -- applied by Roman Catholic divines to the exaltation of the authority of the Bible over that of the pope or the church, and by Protestants to an excessive regard to the letter of the Scriptures.

Definition of Bibliolatry

1. Noun. fundamentalism, the belief in the literal truth of the Bible ¹

2. Noun. excessive reverence of the Bible, Qur'an, or other book ¹

3. Noun. worship of the Bible or other book ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bibliolatry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bibliolatry

bibliographical
bibliographically
bibliographick
bibliographies
bibliographist
bibliographists
bibliographs
bibliography
bibliography of medicine
biblioklept
biblioklepts
bibliolater
bibliolaters
bibliolatries
bibliolatrous
bibliolatry (current term)
bibliological
bibliologies
bibliology
bibliomancies
bibliomancy
bibliomania
bibliomaniac
bibliomaniacal
bibliomaniacs
bibliomanias
bibliome
bibliometric
bibliometrics
bibliometrist

Literary usage of Bibliolatry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Hence that kind of cult which eome Protestants of to-day call "bibliolatry". In the midst of the incertitude, vagueness, and antinomies of those early times ..."

2. Pathological Aspects of Religions by Josiah Morse (1906)
"INTERPRETATION AND bibliolatry. At the time when Paul spoke the above sentences, the Jewish religion,—that loftiest product of the ancient mind —had already ..."

3. Sober Thoughts on Staple Themes by Richard Randolph (1889)
"bibliolatry AND PANTHEISM. " In philosophy, men have abused the code of natural, as in theology, the code of positive revelation; and the epigraph of a ..."

4. The Identity of Primitive Christianity and Modern Spiritualism by Eugene Crowell (1881)
"bibliolatry, or the worship of the Bible as a book, has elsewhere been referred to in these pages. This form of idolatry, which has in the past been so ..."

5. The Theological Review: A Quarterly Journal of Religious Thought and Life by Charles Beard (1874)
"Science has sounded the knell of bibliolatry, and the moral sentiments of cultivated men having once revolted from the doctrines of Eternal Hell and the ..."

6. The God that Jesus Saw by William Garrett Horder (1922)
"II THE PERILS OF bibliolatry THAT the message of the Gospel reaches us in the pages of a library—which, rather than a book, the Bible is—creates a great ..."

7. History of Interpretation: Eight Lectures Preached Before the University of by Frederic William Farrar (1886)
"... bibliolatry. the external word, as a sympathiser with Schwenckfeld and with mystic fanaticism. In their system the sole work of the Holy Ghost is to ..."

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