Jubilation And Speaking In Tongues

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Both the tongues or glossolalia of the New Testament and the jubilation of tradition were wordless sounds. Both were a response, an entering into the gospel in ways deeper than conceptual language would allow. There is every reason to assume that jubilation and tongues-ancient and modern-refer to the same phenomenon.

A question arises whether the tongues of Scripture, the tongues of present-day charismatic renewal, and the jubilation tradition are in fact the same experience. Was jubilation...


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