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dox·ol·o·gy

 (dŏk-sŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. dox·ol·o·gies
An expression of praise to God, especially a short hymn sung as part of a Christian worship service.

[Medieval Latin doxologia, from Greek doxologiā, praise : doxa, glory, honor (from dokein, to seem; see dek- in Indo-European roots) + logos, saying; see -logy.]

dox′o·log′i·cal (dŏk′sə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
dox′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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There are different forms of prayer in the Catholic Church: vocal, meditative, contemplative, thanksgiving, doxological, and intercessory.
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The second, with the Lutheran Church of Australia, came in two stages: first, the Doxological Affirmation (1997), which enabled us to worship together even though the Lutherans could not offer us pulpit or altar fellowship; second, the Declaration of Mutual Recognition (2000), which enabled shared Eucharistic ministry in outlying areas.
Likewise, Manoussakis describes our aesthetic abilities in terms of knowing God through beauty (Manoussakis, 2007:2), and he defines his task in the following way: "The thinking of God that will emerge through such a topology is that of a personal God rather than a conceptual one; a God to be reached through the relationships generated by the prosopon and the icon; a God that exists in the temporality of the kairos and appears in the sudden moment of the exaiphnes (part 1); a God who is better understood by the doxological language of praise and in the music of hymns rather than by the systematic logos of theology (part 2); a God, finally, that touches us and scandalously invites us to touch Him back" (Manoussakis, 2007:1-2).
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