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bibliolatry


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bibliolatry  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bibliolatry 
  n  :  worship  of  the  Bible  [syn:  {Bible-worship}] 




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