bibliolatry

[ bib-lee-ol-uh-tree ]
/ ˌbɪb liˈɒl ə tri /

noun

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

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Origin of bibliolatry

First recorded in 1755–65; biblio- + -latry

OTHER WORDS FROM bibliolatry

bib·li·ol·a·ter, bib·li·ol·a·trist, nounbib·li·ol·a·trous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bibliolatry

bibliolatry
/ (ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ) /

noun

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