- The greater doxology, which (in Latin) begins Gloria in excelsis Deo (glory to God in the highest)
- The lesser doxology, which (in Latin) begins Gloria Patri (glory to the Father)
- A hymn beginning “Praise God from whom all blessings flow”
An example of a doxology is the song "Praise God from whom all blessing flow."
Other Word Forms
Origin of doxology
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin doxologia, from Ancient Greek δοξολογία (doksologia, “a praising”), from δοξολόγος (doksologos, “giving or uttering praise”), from δόξα (doksa, “glory, honor, repute”), from δοκεῖν (dokein, “to think, expect”).