A book in the Old Testament containing poetry, sometimes set to music.
Psalms
An ancient form of song
Plainchant
Music that enables people to sing certain parts of the mass.
Mass settings
A hymn of praise to the Trinity used in mass.
Sanctus
Meaning 'Praise God'
Alleluia
The belief that there are three persons in one God
Trinity
A Jewish prayer affirming belief in one God in the Torah
Shema
A statement of faith
Creed
Literally 'of one being'
Consubstantial
Preaching the good news about Jesus to other people
Evangelism
The letters written by the apostles to the early churches
Epistles
The study of the internal life of God
Immanent Theology
A belief that goes against the teachings of the church
Heresy
The sacrament in which a person becomes a child of God and a Christian
Baptism
The raising of heart and mind to God
Prayer
Lying flat as a sign of total submission
Prostration