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  • Researchers call this form of tongue-speaking xenolalia or xenoglossia; but over the years, as linguists disproved such claims, belief in xenolalia died out.

    Born to Believe

  • The use of genuine foreign languages is called xenoglossia.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 1

  • Unlike Christ’s apostles at Pentecost, we weren’t instantly blessed with xenoglossia or glossolalia, the ability to speak languages other than your own instantly or to speak in a heavenly tongue.

    Learning to Die in Miami

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