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Do our contemporaries actually speak in tongues?


Last week's homily in our church was based on a Bible passage that refers to speaking in tongues. I know that some denominations claim to have followers who speak in tongues. What does that mean? Is it authentic or affected? What does it signify?

 

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    Clive Donegal 5 years ago

    Thanks very much for answering, but it raises more questions: Is it an actual language? Does one person speaking in tongues understand another? Is it developed or natural? Why does it seem to occur only in certain sects or denominations?


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    Clive Donegal 5 years ago

    Really? I have never heard a clergyman address the issue.


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    Clive Donegal 5 years ago

    This is the first time I have found the need to go back and reread a string of comments. I find this discussion exciting and I even think that I am beginning to get a grasp of it.


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    Clive Donegal 5 years ago

    Thank you. Your response, while more eloquent, reflects my own impression.