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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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Readers who are not Catholic may be reminded that the doxology is included by Protestants at the end of the Lord's Prayer "to the despair of their Catholic friends" (112).
Gloria Patri: The History and Theology of the Lesser Doxology.
Members sang the Doxology, a song of thanksgiving, and the church bells were rung.
It is this idea of mercy for all that Paul addressed in the doxology in 11:33-36.
The Old Testament Psalms may appear to lack any collective grouping plan, yet they are divided into five groups, each with its own concluding doxology.
13) Nativity of the Mother of God, Small Vespers, Doxology Verse on "Lord, I have cried .
The last two verses, used to replace the doxology and the Te Deum, also not sung during Lent, are rare.
Doxology has bebop lines, a quick swinging feel, some distinctly modern harmony lines between saxophone and the guitar of Femi Temowo, before Kinch launches into a jaw-dropping solo against bass and drums.
When her husband went into what was believed to be his final coma with smallpox, she anointed him with oil (since there were no elders) and sang the Doxology, only to have him sit up healed and join her in singing.
In the course of her story, she lifts up her own sense of resurrection, now claiming that her theology has become a doxology, affirming that, "what our bodies know is a life-giving source of our knowledge of God" (23).
s treatment of the transformation of affections in Luther's ethics and his ethic of doxology (202); his claims about ethics as "faith's exploration of love" (192) and as "training in discerning how to follow God" (261); his proclamations that the "Christian ethos is basically prayer" (203) and that at its deepest root "all prayer is petitionary" (293).
Other textual questions are concerning the grace benedictions and the doxology of the last chapter.