Back to Home Page or Contents Page or Rituals and Texts or Index

Xenolalia



This term comes from the Greek words xenos "foreign" and lalia "language", meaning foreign language. Xenolalia occurs whenever a person speaks or prays in tongues that express an actual human language, such as Spanish, French, or German, which was previously unknown to the individual. "Some believe that "If glossolalia is a sign, then xenolalia is God adding to the impressiveness of the sign." A.G.H.


Source: 67.

Home    Alchemy    Ancient Beliefs    Buddhism    Christianity    Demonology    Divination    Goddess and witchcraft    Great Mysteries    Hinduism    Islam     Judaism    Magic    Neo-paganism    Other    Paranormal    Past and present Beliefs    People    Places    Religions and sects    Rituals and texts    Shamanism    Stones    Theosophy African Mythology    Asian Mythology    Buddha Mythology    Egyptian Mythology    Greco-Roman Mythology    Greek Mythology    Hindu Mythology    Native American    Persian Mythology    Roman Mythology    South American Mythology