Canticles

Prayers or songs used in Christian worship that come from the Bible (other than Psalms) and other certain texts. Examples of these scriptural hymn texts are the Song of Moses from the Old Testament, the Benedictus from the New Testament, and the Lord's Prayer.

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Prayers or songs used in Christian worship that come from the Bible (other than Psalms) and other certain texts. Examples of these scriptural hymn texts are the Song of Moses from the Old Testament, the Benedictus from the New Testament, and the Lord's Prayer.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300264398. The J. Paul Getty Trust.