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Meaning of BIBLIOLATRY

Pronunciation:  `biblee'├ólutree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  worship of the Bible
 

BIBLIOLATRY is a 11 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: Bible-worship
 
 See Also: devotion, idolatry, veneration

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bib`li*ol"a*try\ (-tr[y^]), n. [Gr. bibli`on book +
latrei`a service, worship, latrey`ein to serve.]
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.
--Coleridge. --F. W. Newman.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bibliomania, bigotry, bluestockingism, book learning, book madness, bookiness, bookishness, booklore, charismatic gift, charismatic movement, charismatic renewal, classical scholarship, classicism, culture, dogmatism, donnishness, eruditeness, erudition, evangelicalism, fanaticism, fundamentalism, gift of tongues, glossolalia, hideboundness, humanism, humanistic scholarship, hyperorthodoxy, intellectualism, intellectuality, learnedness, letters, literacy, literalism, overdevoutness, overpiousness, overreligiousness, overrighteousness, overzealousness, pedantism, pedantry, pentecostalism, precisianism, purism, puritanicalness, puritanism, reading, revival, revivalism, Sabbatarianism, sabbatism, sanctimony, scholarship, scripturalism, staunchness, stiff-neckedness, straitlacedness, strict interpretation, strictness, zeal, zealotism, zealotry, zealousness
 

 

 

 

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