Thesaurus / obscurantists


Obscurantists thought it a wicked book; 'intellectual' people thought it an advanced book.

Charles DarwinGrant Allen

General propositions are dangerous, yet it seems safe to observe that great men have seldom been obscurantists or persecutors.

Studies in Contemporary BiographyJames Bryce, Viscount Bryce

His opponents were regarded as obscurantists, who, rather than the object of their attack, were endangering Judaism.

Obscurantists and sentimentalists might denounce rationalism.

Priests who were the pioneers of progress, and leaders of advanced thought, became first conservatives, and then obscurantists.

Human OriginsSamuel Laing

Personally I know just about as many young fools and obscurantists and militarists as elderly ones.

Alashkar even defended Maimuni and his philosophical system against the charge of heresy brought by obscurantists.

He had to suffer rough handling from the obscurantists of his day.

Mer was looked upon in his time as chief of the Obscurantists.

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