Mer was looked upon in his time as chief of the Obscurantists.
He had to suffer rough handling from the obscurantists of his day.
Obscurantists and sentimentalists might denounce rationalism.
Priests who were the pioneers of progress, and leaders of advanced thought, became first conservatives, and then obscurantists.
His opponents were regarded as obscurantists, who, rather than the object of their attack, were endangering Judaism.
General propositions are dangerous, yet it seems safe to observe that great men have seldom been obscurantists or persecutors.
Alashkar even defended Maimuni and his philosophical system against the charge of heresy brought by obscurantists.
Obscurantists thought it a wicked book; 'intellectual' people thought it an advanced book.
Personally I know just about as many young fools and obscurantists and militarists as elderly ones.
Reuchlin's good offices to the Jews—his defense of them against the attacks of obscurantists—are a matter of general knowledge.