Some science behind the scenes


Xenoglossy,  also written xenoglossia , sometimes also known as xenolalia, describes the ability of a person to be able to speak or write a language he or she could not have acquired by natural means. The words derive from Greek ξένος (xenos), "foreigner" and γλῶσσα (glōssa), "tongue" or "language".

Life between Life – Dr Joel Whitton and Joe Fisher

Xenoglossy is a term coined by Dr Charles Richet (1850-1935), the French physiologist and Nobel Prize winner. The word is derived from the Greek prefix xeno, meaning 'strange' or 'foreign', and the word glossa, meaning 'tongue'.
In medieval times, xenoglossy was viewed as a prime indicator of the presence of the devil. Guazzo's Compendium Maleficorum of 1608, a standard Catholic demonology, lists this rare and usually involuntary phenomenon as one of forty-seven probable signs of demonic possession.
Over the past one hundred years, xenoglossy has been generally considered to suggest the outpouring of subconscious perception.
Cases have been examined by eminent parapsychological researchers ranging from William James to Dr Ian Stevenson. The growing incidence of past-life therapy since the early 1970s has produced numerous examples of trance subjects holding forth in foreign tongues to which they have not been exposed in the current life.
The range of such hypnotic diction is vast and includes modern European languages, ancient Chinese, and even jungle dialects.

Our observation gives evidence of possibly the only human being to demonstrate the ability to communicate in two verifiable languages that no longer exist.


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