Twin birth of Emergence and Postmodernism

An interesting thought. Two words that have created a lot of controversy in the church over the past decade have been “emergence” and “postmodern”. Both words were first used in the same decade. The word “postmodern” was first used in the 1870’s by British artist John Watkins Chapman. The first use of the “Emergence” in a philosophical sense was by George Henry Lewes in Problems of Life and Mind (1875).

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Andrew Jones has been blogging since 1997. He is based in San Francisco with his two daughters but also travels the globe to find compelling stories of early stage entrepreneurs changing their world. Sometimes he talks in the third person. Sometimes he even talks to himself and has been heard uttering the name “Precious” :-)

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