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(Greek > Latin: a suffix; one who believes in; one who is engaged in; someone who does something)

gymnobiblist (s) (noun), gymnobiblists (pl)
Those who believe that the Bible can be presented to unlearned readers without commentary or explanations of religious teachers: Roman Catholic doctrine maintains that religious truth comes from the teachings of church priests and nuns and not by gymnobiblists who believe that everyone can read the Scriptures or holy books without having theological guidance.
gymnosophist (s) (noun), gymnosophists (pl)
1. One of a sect of ancient Hindu philosophers of ascetic habits (known to the Greeks through the reports of the companions of Alexander), who wore little or no clothing, denied themselves meat, and gave themselves up to mystical contemplation: The Hindu philosophers, or gymnosophists, went around with naked feet and almost no clothing.

The gymnosophists lived in woods, subsisted on roots, never married, and they believed in the transmigration or movement of souls after death to other bodies or substances, usually human or animal.

—Compiled from entries located in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable,
Edited by Ivor H. Evans; Harper & Row, Publishers; New York; 1981, pages 517 & 1132.
2. Those who participate in activities with others without wearing clothing, or garments, because they believe it is a more wholesome or a healthier way to live: In some areas of the world, there are gymnosophists who live in what are called "nudist colonies" because they believe it is a more acceptable way of living.
3. Etymology: from Greek gymnos, "naked" + sophistes, "sage, wise".
The practice of nudism.
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gymnothesaurist (s) (noun), gymnothesaurists (pl)
Someone who collects pictures of partly clothed women or men; or both genders: Mr. Jones, a gymnothesaurist, always bought the newest fashion magazines, cut out the pictures of women with bikinis, shorts, or underwear and put them into his folder.
gynecologist
hagiographist
Someone who writes about the lives of saints.
hagiologist
1. Someone who studies literature dealing with the lives of saints.
2. A person who is knowledgeable of sacred writings and authoritative lists of saints.
halobaptist
hamartiologist (s) (noun), hamartiologists (pl)
1. Someone who deals with the subject of sin or wrong doing in theology; perhaps, as a result of special studies in the area of sinful behavior.
2. A medical expert in the faulty growth or faulty development of normal cells or body tissues.
harmonist
1. Someone who is skilled in creating musical harmony; a musical composer.
2. Someone who understands the principles of harmony or is skillful in applying them in composition.
hedonist (s) (noun), hedonists (pl)
Someone who seeks pleasure and happiness as a way of life: As a committed hedonist, Jason believes that the pursuit of delight and enjoyment are the most important objectives in his life.
Someone who is a seeker of pleasure.
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heliolatrist
Anyone who worships the sun.
hematologist
A physician who specializes in diseases of the blood.
hemerobaptist
Hemists
Histosols which are mainly made up of moderately decomposed organic materials.
henotheist (s) (noun), henotheists (pl)
Someone who worships a special deity out of several as the special god of the family, clan, or tribe: "When henotheists worship particular gods for their families or tribes, it is done without disbelieving in the existence of other gods."