Bible thumper


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Bible thumper

n. Offensive
Used as a disparaging term for a Christian, especially a fundamentalist or evangelical Christian, considered to be overly zealous in haranguing or censuring others.
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They ask the funeral director if there is someone "who isn't a Bible thumper.
He does not say all that much and is not a bible thumper like Jim Telfer.
He does not say all that muchand is not a bible thumper like Jim Telfer.
MacKay is just being a loyal bible thumper for Western Canada-inspired Reform Party dogma.
Take, for instance, the author's rebuff of the temptation to label a Bible stomper a Bible thumper.
I am no Bible thumper, but if church leaders fail to speak up, then it is no wonder the moral decline (and everything it brings) is accelerating.
Tweet of the Week: A German Bible thumper sat down w/us at lunch - said the earthquake in Haiti happened because people's hearts weren't open to God.
In a much gaudier carving, the "King of Hell" - yes, the Buddhists and Confucians of 19th century Korea believed in hell as deeply as any Bible thumper - sits astride what the catalog calls a "mythical animal" but which looks a lot to my unprofessional eye like a goggle-eyed horse.
No, I didn't start out a Bible thumper and end up a cynical atheist.
According to the Washington Post: "Within hours of publication, senior scientists at the Smithsonian Institution -- which has helped fund and run the journal -- lashed out at Sternberg as a shoddy scientist and a closet Bible thumper.
A sequel of sorts to Lawson Roby's Casting the First Stone, which first introduced readers to Curtis and Tanya Black, Too Much of a Good Thing delves even deeper into the life of the wayward Bible thumper.
For example, in the 1940s, Randi relates, a fire-and-brimstone Bible thumper offered his audiences spectacular performances and grand promises.