Speaking in Tongues

Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Mark J. Cartledge

Speaking in Tongues

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  • ISBN: 9781620321225
  • Pages: 262
  • Publication Date: 4/4/2012
  • Retail Price: $31.00
Web Price: $24.80
Web Price: $24.80

Speaking in Tongues

Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Mark J. Cartledge

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781620321225
  • Pages: 262
  • Publication Date: 4/4/2012
  • Retail Price: $31.00
Web Price: $24.80

About-

Speaking in tongues (glossolalia) is a common spiritual phenomenon in the Pentecostal and Charismatic streams of the Christian church. Such Christians believe that when they speak in tongues they are communicating with God in a language that they have never learned--spiritual prayer language given to them by the Holy Spirit.

This innovative volume seeks to enhance our understanding and appreciation of glossolalia by examining it from a range of different angles. Christian scholars from diverse academic disciplines bring to bear the insights of their own specialist areas to shed new light on the practice of speaking in tongues. The disciplines include:

New Testament Studies--Max Turner
Theology--Frank D. Macchia
History--Neil Hudson
Philosophy--James K. A. Smith
Linguistics--David Hilborn
Sociology--Margaret M. Poloma
Psychology--William K. Kay

A final chapter by Mark J. Cartledge seeks to show how all of these perspectives can work together and enrich a Christian appreciation of the gift of tongues.

Contributors-

Mark J. Cartledge

Bio(s)-

Mark J. Cartledge is Director of the Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is interested in contemporary Pentecostal theology and empirical studies of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. His most recent book is titled, Testimony in the Spirit: Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology (2010).

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