Tag Archives: Glossolalia

Babbling in ‘Tongues’

by | July 15, 2021

By James Haught President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court may rouse debate over the dubious Christian practice of “speaking in tongues,” or glossalalia. She’s a fervent Catholic who belongs to a charismatic fringe clique, People of Praise, whose members reportedly babble “the tongues” like all Pentecostals. Various researchers say the… Read more »

One-Fourth of Christians ‘Speak in Tongues’

by | November 10, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — By James A. Haught The Book of Acts says the risen Jesus told his apostles “ye… Read more »