Biblicist


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Biblicist

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1. a biblical scholar
2. a person who takes the Bible literally
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Biblicists, remember, want to be able to merely open the Bible and find their answer.
Or was it the first deliberate expression of a primitivist and biblicist strategy that would prove to be of enormous significance to the future history of Protestant overseas mission?
Keeble espoused the views of these Southern white biblicists, most of whom defended racial segregation in both sacred and secular settings.
The fact remains: Luther was no biblicist and no fundamentalist.
17) Given the Taborites biblicist enthusiasm, the communist practices of the early apostolic community was enough to warrant its imitation in Hussite Bohemia.
Lichti's least satisfying chapter is his fifth and longest one, "Your father the devil: the Christian Biblicist discourse on Jews.
By Good and Necessary Consequence: A Preliminary Genealogy of Biblicist Foundationalism.
Yet I think it is uncontrovertibly fair simply to say that between the options of reading Bunyan as a biblicist who was unfamiliar with critical methods, or to subject Bunyan to behavioral and literary models which may or may not produce new and solid conclusions about his "political progress" the editor and the publisher have for better or worse foresworn a balanced approach and made their very clear preference for the latter.
But, in the first place, the author endorses a biblicist standpoint: while philosophical (or rather, natural) theology strives at establishing the truth of Christian belief by exclusively referring to rational arguments, this position does not exclude the existence and validity of revelation.
On the other hand, we find ourselves surrounded by "true-believing", biblicist and fundamentalist versions of our faith which out-do us in confessing Christ -- but a Christ so unbending, so dismissive of difference, and so reducible to dogma that we cannot recognize in him the One we have been taught by biblical scholarship and Reformation theological traditions to honour as Redeemer.
Sklba, a trained biblicist, said that contrary to some conservative thinking that gender-sensitive language leads to erroneous translations of original texts, inclusive language "is often an instrument in a more accurate translation.