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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BIBLE THUMPER Yob appears out of nowhere and has a go at 'Jesus'
They ask the funeral director if there is someone "who isn't a Bible thumper.
He does not say all that muchand is not a bible thumper like Jim Telfer.
He does not say all that much and is not a bible thumper like Jim Telfer.
MacKay is just being a loyal bible thumper for Western Canada-inspired Reform Party dogma.
The effect of Craig's bold thesis would be similar to learning that the village atheist is a secret Bible thumper, except that Craig 'suspect[s] that Hobbes is not even a Deist, much less a sincere Christian.
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.
No, I didn't start out a Bible thumper and end up a cynical atheist.
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.
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.