(also Bible beater
, Bible basher
, Bible humper
) is a term used to describe Christian fundamentalists
, or anyone perceived as aggressively pushing their Christian beliefs upon those who do not share them. Its target domain is broad and can often extend to anyone engaged in a public show of religion, fundamentalist or not.
The term alludes to a preacher thumping his hand hard down on the Bible on it to emphasize a point during a sermon.