Glossolalia - Definition

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Definition


A paranormal phenomenon, glossolalia is closely tied to religion as it consists of prayer spoken out loud in a language foreign to the person proclaiming it. This can also be a series of incomprehensible syllables which have the air of an unknown language. For Christians, glossolalia is a gift transmitted by the Holy Spirit, but this phenomenon also exists in other religions and in spiritualism. This term is also used in neurology to describe a deconstruction of language in certain patients.

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Published by Jeff. Latest update on November 26, 2013 at 12:52 PM by Jeff.
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