society Speaking in Tongues in Our Contemporary Society The origin of speaking in tongues can be traced back to the biblical book of Acts of the Apostle. It was a gift given to an individual for missionary work. Bright Azebokhe Jerry I am a freelance researcher with a key interest in international security (Africa), foreign policy, and Gender Studies. Also, I love commenting on social issues. More posts by Bright Azebokhe Jerry. Bright Azebokhe Jerry 5 Dec 2020 • 9 min read Subscribe to Utopia Educators Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox Subscribe Great! Check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address!