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doxology

(dŏksŏl`əjē) [Gr. doxa=glory] formulaic ascription of praise to God, encountered in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic tradition. The best-known doxologies of the Christian church are Gloria in excelsisGloria in excelsis
[Lat.,=glory in the highest], the Angelic Hymn or greater doxology, ancient Christian hymn beginning, according to the Authorized Version, "Glory be to God on high, and on earth, peace, goodwill towards men." An amplification of Luke 2.
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, or the greater doxology; Gloria Patri, or the lesser doxology; and the closing stanza of Thomas Ken's morning and evening hymns, beginning, "Praise God from whom all blessings flow," sung to the tune Old Hundredth from the Genevan Psalter (see hymnhymn,
song of praise, devotion, or thanksgiving, especially of a religious character (see also cantata).

Early Christian hymnody consisted mainly of the Psalms and the great canticles Nunc dimittis, Magnificat, and Benedictus
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doxology

a hymn, verse, or form of words in Christian liturgy glorifying God
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The Church's doxology is variegated and internally complex.
The birth of Jesus dissolves the world into exuberant doxology sung by sea monsters and fruit trees and cedars and Gentiles, by all of creation and by God's own people Israel.
This is the same doxology the narrator attributes to Trumpet's crow.
17) Sunday Matins, Hymn to the Mother of God before the Great Doxology.
Girardot tells us that before leaving the altar, Legge had everyone join hands and sing the Christian doxology.
2) In this way, the genealogical relationship, the lineage one can trace between Castillo's Mixquiahuala Letters and the other texts discussed in this article suggest a unique doxology shaped by history and traditions that influence it from both sides of the border--a Chicana doxology.
The last two verses, used to replace the doxology and the Te Deum, also not sung during Lent, are rare.
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The syair starts with a doxology and some legend, but then traces the history of a leading family of Saribas Abang from origins in Minangkabau and Brunei down to almost the middle of the 19th century, tailing off into a list of who begat who when recent and remembered times come upon the scene; doubtless when the old lady reciting got tired or the writer had a heavy date.
Although these services differ by season, stipulated Scripture readings, and ceremony, the author finds that for both days the poetic and musical additions intensify by means of doxology the rehearsal of the entire story of salvation in the liturgy with emphases peculiar to the occasion (for example, the prophecy of the messiah at Christmas).
The psalms are numbered 218-41; of Psalm 218 only the final doxology has survived.
The theoretical framework for the chapter on "the doxology of the self-portrait," which defines this term both as an encomium and as the "radiance and luminosity" (93) of reason and knowledge that permeates both "L'apologie de Raymond Sebond" and Rembrandt's Self-Portrait as the Apostle Paul, is brilliantly conceived, highlighting the general character of Small's text.