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

Definition of scripturalist 

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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