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  • Glossolalia is exciting the first time you hear it, but the kiddies will get a little sick of teacher going all Linda Blair on them every day.

    no wonder i'm so alienated

  • An interesting form of speech automatism is known as Glossolalia; in the typical case of Helène Smith, Th. Flournoy has shown that these utterances may reach a higher plane and form a real language, which is, however, based on one already known to the speaker.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"

  • 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 Testaments.

    October 30th, 2006

  • The Legions of Eyes shall rise, my Tales of the Slayers Ficathon entry for Glossolalia.

    September 20th, 2004

  • Glossolalia as learned behavior: An experimental demonstration.

    Born to Believe

  • Glossolalia is, in essence, a creative state of mind, and thus allows the person to perceive and interact with the world in a different way.

    Born to Believe

  • Fiery tongues and mystical motivations: Glossolalia in a forensic population is associated with mania and sexual/religious delusions.

    Born to Believe

  • This has been THE busiest and most stressful period of my life, what with Regale and Glossolalia all going on at the same time. but it was all worth it!

    Glossolalia 2006

  • Glossolalia is "speaking in tongues"; as weird an idea as "The Beatles cutting up strips out of the sounds of a calliope and throwing them up in the air and taping them back together to record 'Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite'" but with very specific intentions.

    The KEXP Blog

  • Glossolalia has typically been considered a psychopathology, although little has been known about what occurs in the brain during this behavior.

    Research Blogging - All Topics - English

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  • Glossolalia is the faculty or practice of speaking with 'tongues' (Oxford English Dictionary).

    September 11, 2011