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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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38 words

A song or prayer from the Bible (other than a Psalm) used in Christian worship. The Canticle of the ...

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Alex Lingas

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
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289 words
1 A song or prayer (other than a psalm) derived from the Bible and used in the liturgical worship of Eastern and Western Christian Churches. Early Greek manuscripts of the ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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Music
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66 words

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 ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a hymn or chant, typically with a biblical text, forming a regular part of a church service. The word is recorded from Middle English and comes from Latin ...

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