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Meaning of "bibliolatry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIBLIOLATRY

bibliolatry  [ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIBLIOLATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bibliolatry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BIBLIOLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bibliolatry in the English dictionary

The definition of bibliolatry in the dictionary is excessive devotion to or reliance on the Bible. Other definition of bibliolatry is extreme fondness for books.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIBLIOLATRY


cosmolatry
kɒzˈmɒlətrɪ
ecclesiolatry
ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlətrɪ
epeolatry
ˌɛpɪˈɒlətrɪ
geolatry
dʒiːˈɒlətrɪ
gyniolatry
ˌdʒaɪnɪˈɒlətrɪ
hagiolatry
ˌhæɡɪˈɒlətrɪ
heliolatry
ˌhiːlɪˈɒlətrɪ
ichthyolatry
ˌɪkθɪˈɒlətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
litholatry
lɪˈθɒlətrɪ
lordolatry
lɔːˈdɒlətrɪ
Mariolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolater
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolatrous
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
ophiolatry
ˌɒfɪˈɒlətrɪ
physiolatry
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlətrɪ
thaumatolatry
ˌθɔːməˈtɒlətrɪ
theriolatry
ˌθɪərɪˈɒlətrɪ
zoolatry
zəʊˈɒlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIBLIOLATRY

bibliog.
bibliographer
bibliographic
bibliographical
bibliographically
bibliographies
bibliography
bibliolater
bibliolatrous
bibliological
bibliologist
bibliology
bibliomancy
bibliomane
bibliomania
bibliomaniac
bibliomaniacal
bibliopegic
bibliopegist
bibliopegy

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIBLIOLATRY

angelolatry
anthropolatry
astrolatry
autolatry
bardolatry
demonolatry
dendrolatry
iconolatry
monolatry
necrolatry
neuropsychiatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
plutolatry
podiatry
psychiatry
pyrolatry
statolatry
symbololatry

Synonyms and antonyms of bibliolatry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bibliolatry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIBLIOLATRY

Find out the translation of bibliolatry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bibliolatry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bibliolatry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

bibliolatry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bibliolatría
570 millions of speakers

English

bibliolatry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bibliolatry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

bibliolatry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

bibliolatry
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bibliolatry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

bibliolatry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bibliolatry
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bibliolatri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bibel-Anbetung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

書籍崇拝
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

bibliolatry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bibliolatry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bibliolatry
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பைபிளைப் போற்றி வணங்குபவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बाइबलोलॅट्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bibliolatry
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bibliolatria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bibliolatry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

bibliolatry
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bibliolatry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bibliolatry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bibliolatry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bibliolatry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bibliolatry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bibliolatry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIBLIOLATRY»

The term «bibliolatry» is used very little and occupies the 170.858 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BIBLIOLATRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bibliolatry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bibliolatry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bibliolatry

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIBLIOLATRY»

Discover the use of bibliolatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bibliolatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bibliolatry, an essay
James HUGHES (Perpetual Curate of East and West Looe Cornwall.) which has been or is about to be recorded. That the appeal to their authority was final is shown not only by the confidence with which the claim of the new religion to ...
James HUGHES (Perpetual Curate of East and West Looe Cornwall.), 1862
2
Bibliolatry
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com).
James Hughes, 2010
3
A History of the English Bible as Literature
THE PIOUS CHORUS If to adore an image be idolatry, To deify a book is bibliolatry. This bon mot, the OED's first example of 'bibliolatry', comes from John Byrom (d. 1763) in the course of an argument against the idea that the Holy Spirit is ...
David Norton, 2000
4
Arguing with God: A Dialogue: Fundamentalist Christianity ...
The thesis of the sermon is the charge that there is an impediment or a boulder of bibliolatry holding some back from new visions and truths. That impediment is assuming the Word of God to be a mere book, the Bible.xxi Eli: I don't know of ...
J. T. Hutcherson, 2011
5
The Divine Order: A Study in F. D. Maurice's Theology
bears witness to Him, it must never be conceived as being the Word of God itself. 83 This is simply bibliolatry, another expression of idolatry. It was nonetheless precisely such a bibliolatry which was carrying the day because of the prevailing  ...
Torben Christensen, 1973
6
Father, Son, and the Other One
Bibliolatry is actually a harmful innovation that diminishes the power of the gospel ofJesus because it replaces our passion for the author of the text with a devotion to the apparatus—the text itself. Wallace continues: The net effect of such ...
Jeff Kennedy, 2014
7
God and the Natural World: Religion and Science in ...
By bibliolatry Allles meant regarding the Bible as an idol. While he considered the doctrine of plenary inspiration as untenable and discredited among scholars, Miles realized that it continued to hold a popular appeal. Miles found it ironic that  ...
Walter H. Conser, 1993
8
Memory and Hope: Strands of Canadian Baptist History
This, of course, was not unique to Shields, although he certainly was a leader in this movement and, as such, responsible for lending some credence to the charge of "bibliolatry" with which fundamentalism has been so often accused.
David T. Priestley, 1996
9
Giving Up God... to Find God: Breaking Free of Idolarty
Given the irrationality of bibliolatry, what accountsforthe fact thatnearlyone third of Christians in the United States pay homage toBythe Bookgod?His feet are so obviously made of clay that it'sbafflinghe hasany followers atall, much less such ...
Kerry Walters
10
A Community Called Atonement: Living Theology
... will suggestthat Scripture playsan atoning role in thelifeof the church. Before weget to such a proposal, let me clear outsomerubble. Bibliolatry. I begin with the rubble called bibliolatry, the tendency forsome Christians toascribetoo much ...
Scot McKnight, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIBLIOLATRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bibliolatry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Captive virgins, polygamy and sex slaves: What marriage would …
Granted, sometimes even decent people do get sucked into a sort of text worship that I call bibliolatry, and Bible worship can make a person's ... «Raw Story, Jun 15»
2
The Sad Consequences of Biblical Authority Surrendered
... statement to the church, he said that he felt our denomination had gotten onto the wrong track and was in danger of what he called bibliolatry, ... «Christian Post, Jun 15»
3
We had so many books we had to hire a structural engineer to …
Growing up in such an atmosphere of bibliolatry, my teenage rebellion took the horribly effete form of reading first editions of Lord Berners in ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jun 15»
4
12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world: Conflict, cruelty …
Bibliolatry (aka Book Worship) – Preliterate people handed down their best guesses about gods and goodness by way of oral tradition, and ... «Salon, May 15»
5
In Defense of Cherry Picking the Bible
... to become stagnant and cruel, profoundly corrupted by a phenomenon that might best be described as "book worship" or "bibliolatry.". «Huffington Post, May 15»
6
Is God the Biggest Serial Killer of All Time? – A Response to the …
Here's the thing, Christians shouldn't believe in the Bible. That's a form of idolatry called bibliolatry. There is an important reason that we are not ... «Patheos, Mar 15»
7
Is There a Blueprint for a Christian University?
Although the written and Living Word of God form the soul, or foundation, of the Christian university we dare not commit the sin of bibliolatry, ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
8
How Iron Age Literacy Spawned Modern Violent Extremism
And bibliolatry coupled with the Iron Age worldview of the Bible writers and Islam's Prophet is what makes Christian and Muslim extremism so ... «Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Feb 15»
9
The Soul of the Christian University
Although the Written and Living Word of God form the soul of the Christian university we dare not commit the sin of bibliolatry, worshiping the ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»
10
Is ISIS 'Very Islamic?'
The problem is the contents of the Quran and Bible coupled with bibliolatry, meaning text worship. As long as moderate communities of faith ... «Huffington Post, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bibliolatry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bibliolatry>. Dec 2019 ».
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