scripturalist

noun, often capitalized scrip·tur·al·ist \ -ələ̇st \

Definition of scripturalist

plural -s
1 :one who derives religious beliefs and general philosophy of life from a body of scripture teaching a single harmonious system of doctrine
2 :one learned in or a devoted student of a body of scripture
3 :kitabi

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Origin and Etymology of scripturalist

scriptural + -ist


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