noun (plural doxologies)
A liturgical formula of praise to God.
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- Finally, Hippolytus ends his prayers with a doxology, which includes mention of ‘the Holy Spirit in the holy church.’
- We frame our doxologies of praise to God the Creator, borrowing words from the psalmists and the liturgists of Genesis 1.
- In many manuscripts of Matthew 6 we find the familiar doxology, ‘For the Kingdom and the power and the glory are yours for ever'.
mid 17th century: via medieval Latin from Greek doxologia, from doxa 'appearance, glory' (from dokein 'seem') + -logia (see -logy).
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- Second, there is a given doxological posture that demarcates and identifies a space as a contemplative and healing place.
- Instead, there is no self, no being prior to its doxological performance.
- Both combine God and the Lamb as joint objects of doxological honor and praise.
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