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  • Study: Language center of the brain is not under the control of subjects who 'speak in tongues'

    10/31/2006 6:56:21 PM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 16 replies · 528+ views
    EurekAlert! News ^ | October 30, 2006 | Staff
    First neuroimaging examination of participants practicing glossolalia shows decreased cerebral activity, Penn study shows (Philadelphia, PA) - Glossolalia, otherwise referred to as "speaking in tongues," has been around for thousands of years, and references to it can be found in the Old and New Testament. Speaking in tongues is an unusual mental state associated with specific religious traditions. The individual appears to be speaking in an incomprehensible language, yet perceives it to have great personal meaning. Now, in a first of its kind study, scientists are shining the light on this mysterious practice -- attempting to explain what actually happens...
  • TONGUES Glossolalia & Charismatic Renewal In Light Of The Bible

    07/28/2004 5:37:59 AM PDT · by RMrattlesnake · 41 replies · 833+ views
    TONGUES Glossolalia & Charismatic Renewal In Light Of The Bible -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By E. L. Bynum "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world." 1 John 4:1 The modern day "Tongues Movement" is spreading throughout Christendom with amazing speed. It is creating more excitement than any other religious movement of the 20th century. Thousands of people in almost every denomination say they have spoken in "tongues". At the moment it seems to be the most effective ecumenical approach on the church member level. Since Pentecostals,...