Bible-thumper

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Bible-thumper

A derogatory term for a Christian considered aggressively evangelistic or excessively focused on the literal teachings of the Bible. Primarily heard in US. After Mary started spending more time with her church's youth group, her friends from school began to complain that she had become a bit of a Bible-thumper
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The rich slice up the American pie, and Bible thumpers back them to the hilt.
I've been 'clubbed' in the head a few times in my life by Bible thumpers. And I know I've wrongly clubbed a few people with the Bible myself over the years.
Pro-life advocates are dismissed as fascist-like Bible thumpers by zealous advocates of abortion rights.
Bible thumpers who rely on the text for their arguments have a tough job.
I thought I would have a huge laugh making fun of all the "bible thumpers." During the second evening, they had a huge service in an auditorium.
These 'global doom' Greenies, modern-day witch burners and flat earthers are like Bible thumpers as they try to prove what we can't see or experience, a climate crisis.
It's as gay as a Pride parade, without the rainbow beads and the Bible thumpers. (Well, you might see some rainbow beads.) Enjoy shopping along Commercial Street where you'll find jewelry, art galleries, clothing and specialty shops.
"Invasion of the Bible Thumpers: Tales of the North Woods and Other Places" is an anthology of short stories focusing on plain old every day people, but their day to day struggles are intriguing and something all readers can relate to.
BIBLE THUMPERS: Neat students at Bob Jones University; GRIM REALITY: Anton in segregated Clock Diner; EPIC STRUGGLE: Black folk compromised for their memorial Pictures: STEVE DOUGLASS
I knew few religious people, and around work I had overheard the term "bible thumpers" spoken with venom.
and the opposing army includes the likes of yippies, Bible thumpers, vegetarian guerrillas, and at least a fifth of the residents of Martha's Vineyard.
Bad enough for the United States to embark on an imperial course of policy; but much worse if that empire should fall under the control of bigots and Bible thumpers who see the rest of the human race as a collection of damned souls.
As Alter suggests, "Although the Bible clearly bars usury, all of the big congressional Bible thumpers sided with their corporate contributors."