#245 – Praise God At All Times

From the earliest days of the Catholic Church, hymns sung in worship expressed the faith of Christians. Two of the earliest hymns the Phos Hilaron and the Oxyrhynchus Hymn show clearly the obligation that Christians had to offer praise to God and to express their thanksgiving in song.

Youtube video of the Phos Hilaron in Greek
Youtube video of the Oxyrhynchus Hymn
Photo of the Oxyrhychus Hymn fragment

Photo by J. Samuel Burner

Be sure to check out the CUTH blog for more on the history of the Catholic Church

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podcasticon#245 – Praise God At All Times


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