The preface to my Honours poetry collection 'Womb Tongues' (Figure 1) consists of a poem overlaying differing tongues in phonetic translation, followed by a further translation (Figure 2) without the overlay and last, one aching and immutable plea in the form of a single sentence (followed by a Latin encoding and cryptic play on the letter 'C' and the amniotic chora as 'below') that finally interprets the entire experience of the glossolalia
from the body onto paper into recognisable language.
The second CD includes xenoglossy and glossolalia
recordings, although it would be more precise to call them vocal utterances during altered states of consciousness as they include shamanic songs that may not necessarily involve the assumption of a foreign or secret language.
While pentecostals saw glossolalia
as the evidence that one was wholly consecrated to God, the MCA insisted after 1904 that entire consecration was signified by selling all of one's possessions.
Michel de Certeau, "Vocal Utopias: Glossolalias
Perhaps not surprisingly, the works that speak most directly to a condition of databased glossolalia
emerge as the critical orientation points.
He says: "If my work aims at anything it is to try and capture the glossolalia
, the unspoken, silent chorus of praise to almighty God which goes on day and night and constantly fills me with awe.
The anxiously attached adults reported more experiential and more emotional religious experiences, such as finding a new relationship with God, having a born-again experience, and experiencing glossolalia
(speaking in tongues; Kirkpatrick, 1998; Kirkpatrick & Shaver, 1992).
She claimed that when we reached home, I threw the garage door up, grandly waved her in, and later, once we were in bed, lapsed into glossolalia
Neither a glossolalia
deprived of meaning, nor mere denotative word, the word of faith enacts its meaning through its being uttered'.
and the psychology of the self and narcisism.
Her manuscript Glossolalia
was named as a finalist for the Alice James 2008 Beatrice Hawley Book Award and semifinalist for the 2008 Walt Whitman Award.
A lover and hoarder of letters and words, a virtual and visual lexicographer, Stark oftentimes seems driven to repeat, reframe, re-visualize language in a glossolalia
form reminiscent of lettrist poetry.