What is another word for religious songs?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪlˈɪd͡ʒəs sˈɒŋz] (IPA)

Religious songs are powerful tools that offer comfort, hope and inspiration to different people. These songs help to uplift the spirit and connect one's soul to the divine. Some helpful synonyms for religious songs include hymns, spirituals, psalms, praisesongs, anthems, and carols. The hymns are often sung in churches during church services, while spirituals are more rooted in African American history. Psalms refer to religious songs from the book of Psalms in the Bible, and praisesongs are designed to extol the virtues of God. Anthems are often used in religious ceremonies. Finally, carols are festive songs that celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ during the Christmas season. Whatever one's preference, these religious songs are a powerful form of expression and have stood the test of time.

What are the hypernyms for Religious songs?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Religious songs

  • the main metaphysical truths of Indian religious philosophy in their broad idea-aspects or in an intensely poetic and dynamic representation have been stamped on the general mind of the people. The ideas of Maya, Lila, divine Immanence are as familiar to the man in the street and the worshipper in the temple as to the philosopher in his seclusion, the monk in his monastery and the saint in his hermitage. The spiritual reality which they reflect, the profound experience to which they point, has permeated the religion, the literature, the art, even the popular religious songs of a whole people.
    Sri Aurobindo

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