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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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He summarizes the content of the prayer, which includes: a salutation, a focus on God, an action on our part, petitions we make to God and a doxology of praise.
Worship, in turn, is most essentially doxology, the giving of glory to the Lord by means of praise, penitence, and thanksgiving woven together into a seamless garment and harmonized into a musical love offering.
Classical pianist Dwain Little of Atlanta, Georgia, led the congregation in "Doxology," the hymn of praise.
Who are a Connoisseur of songs and music ..." Basing his agenda on one phrase from a doxology might make an interesting sermon, but not a scholarly essay.
The final doxology affirms that God's eternal rule is precisely exhibited in these kinds of social transformations (verse 10).
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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).
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Chambers Dictionary would not use it in that context, either: "Glorification ( an act of glorifying; a doxology (a liturgical hymn, ascribing glory to God); a riotous festivity." It would appear Mr Blair is not familiar with the word.
If we believe that the chosen wordings will if not determine at least influence our perception of the world, to choose 'epistemology' instead of 'doxology' will put us with one foot in Plato's camp.