Bibliolatry



excessive reverence for the Bible as literally interpreted.
extravagant devotion to or dependence upon books.
Historical Examples

The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible R. Heber Newton
God The Invisible King Herbert George Wells
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

noun
excessive devotion to or reliance on the Bible
extreme fondness for books
n.

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