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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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(Lat., ‘bless ye’).

The song of praise beginning ‘O all ye works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord’. It

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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Canticle from the ‘Song of the Three Children’ in the biblical Book of Daniel (named from its first word, ‘Bless

Benedicite

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Alex Lingas

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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The song of the three Hebrew children Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego (Gk. and Lat.: Ananias, Mishael, and Azarias) in the fiery furnace from the Septuagint (Greek) version of Daniel 3. ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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86 words
1. The Song of the Three Holy Children (Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego) while in Nebuchadnezzar's fiery furnace. It is not in the Hebrew version of the book of ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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the canticle used in the Anglican service of matins beginning ‘O all ye works of the Lord, bless ye the Lord’. It is also called ‘The Song of the Three Holy Children’, the text being taken ... More
canticle

canticle  

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1 A Bible hymn (other than a psalm) as used in the liturgy of a Christian church. In the RC Church the Canticles drawn from the New Testament are called the Evangelical Canticles or Major Canticles, ...
Lambert Beauduin

Lambert Beauduin  

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(1873–1960), founder of Chevetogne. In 1906 he entered the Benedictine Abbey of Mont-César at Louvain. Here he wrote La Piété de l'Église (1914), which popularized the aims of the Liturgical ...
Lauds

Lauds  

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The morning Office of the W. Church which before 1911 always included Pss. 148–50, in which the word Laudate (‘Praise ye …’) recurs; hence the name. In the BCP parts of Lauds and Mattins were ...
Mattins

Mattins  

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The West Christian office for the night, derived from the vigils of the primitive church and so called until the 11th cent. In the Rule of St Benedict it was ...
Regularis Concordia

Regularis Concordia  

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A code of monastic observance in England, approved by a Synod of Winchester some time between 970 and 973. According to Aelfric, it would appear that it was the work of St Ethelwold, though it was ...
Reichenau

Reichenau  

(monastery)Located on an island in Lake Constance (Baden-Württemberg, Germany); founded by St Pirmin in 724. In time the abbey grew, along with St Gall, to be a leading spiritual ...
Song of the Three Children

Song of the Three Children  

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A short ‘Book’ of the Apocrypha. In the LXX and Vulgate (where it is inserted after Dan. 3: 23) the Song is part of the story of the three Hebrew exiles thrown into the furnace by Nebuchadnezzar. It ...
St Robert

St Robert  

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(c.1027–1111), Abbot of Molesme. He became a monk when he was fifteen. In 1075 he founded a monastery at Molesme in Burgundy for some hermits who had asked to be placed under his direction. When ...
Te Deum

Te Deum  

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A Latin hymn beginning Te Deum laudamus, ‘We praise Thee, O God’, sung at matins or on special occasions such as a thanksgiving.

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