scripturist

Scripturist

Scrip"tur*ist\ (?; 135), n. One who is strongly attached to, or versed in, the Scriptures, or who endeavors to regulate his life by them.

The Puritan was a Scripturist with all his heart, if as yet with imperfect intelligence . . . he cherished the scheme of looking to the Word of God as his sole and universal directory. --Palfrey.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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