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repetitive nonmeaningful speech (especially that associated with a trance state or religious fervor)

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Tens spoke of frequently falling spontaneously into a trance and of how, after he had undergone training, powerful chants forced themselves out of him, the phenomenon known as glossolalia.
For many outside the movement, the distinctiveness of Pentecostalism is often reduced to the glossolalia -- speaking in tongues -- associated with baptism in the Holy Spirit.
Indeed, Nature's metaleptic moments resemble the glossolalia of Jesus's early followers.
Parham taught that the baptism of the Holy Spirit would first be evidenced by glossolalia, or "speaking in tongues," and that other gifts would follow.
Back in the 1960s, the Catholic "charismatic renewal" movement sought to invigorate the post-Vatican II church with practices once peculiar to pentecostals and "holy rollers "Formerly staid and steady mass-goers gathered in Bible-based prayer groups to experience miraculous healings and glossolalia (speaking in tongues).
Note that Cooper-Rompato distinguishes xenoglossia from glossolalia, the miracle of speech other than or beyond
Amos Yong complains that some purportedly scientific accounts of a phenomenon such as glossolalia in fact involve "an extra-scientific conclusion [that] is smuggled in" (52); he sees multiple levels of explanation as appropriate "as far as it goes, so long as reductionistic and totalizing views are resisted" (61).
He discusses the expectation of miracles in missions from ancient times to the nineteenth century; the concept of the outpouring of the Spirit in relation to missions from the Protestant reformers to the Edinburgh Missionary Conference in 1910; nineteenth-century radical evangelical expectations of signs, wonders, and miraculous happenings in missions, including faith healings, exorcisms, and cosmic spiritual warfare; supernatural languages; early Pentecostal missions and the ways radical evangelical, mainline evangelical, liberal, and Pentecostal missionaries viewed their work; the meaning of glossolalia for empowerment in evangelization, changes in its understanding, and the challenge in the insistence of tongues for Spirit baptism; and present-day missionaries.
111) Where others (like some early Methodists, Quakers, Shakers, and a few Scottish Presbyterian revivalists) saw the recapitulation of a New Testament miracle of Pentecost, in Mormon glossolalia Smith espied further connection to the language spoken by the first humans.
I am using the term broadly and simply of those accenting a general but intentional affirmation of the Holy Spirit's empowerment for ministry or service and of spiritual gifts as a valid and vital aspect of Christianity today, including gifts of glossolalia, prophecy, healing, and so on, though not excluding other less visible (or less audible) spiritual graces.
In two studies, Kirkpatrick and Shaver (1990, 1992) found relationships between attachment style and religious variables such as religious belief, commitment, and involvement; God image; conversion experiences; and experiences of glossolalia.
The synthesis between an evangelicalism mediated from the southern states of America and West African religious traditions produced--a century before Azusa Street--a "Pentecostal" variety of Christianity, marked by glossolalia, the seeing of visions, and experiences of being possessed by the Spirit.
Henderson also suggests a trope for this model, the "'womblike matrix' in which soundlessness can be transformed into utterance, unity into diversity, formlessness into form, chaos into art, silence into tongues, and glossolalia into heteroglossia" (36; emphasis added).
The topic of tongue speaking, or glossolalia, had rarely come up in my life.
Among the characteristics of such men cited by Coleridge is their glossolalia, a speech skill claimed (as we have seen) by the Mariner himself.