August 11, 2009

Stunning Ignorance

My own, I mean. I just realized the term is "Johannine" not "Johnine" (as I heard once in college). Well, it's not the first word I've misspelled. I recently typed "Westminister" (my first elementary school) instead of "Westminster". On the other hand, why add the extra two letters for "Johannine"? That's as arcane as having to learn that "Jacobean" means "James-ian". Arghh. There's probably a secret Biblical Studies handshake I don't know yet, also, isn't there? ;-)

Fine. So I probably looked like a moron (to scholars who stopped at the heading) and definitely proved I'm not officially schooled in the topic (which should have been obvious anyway). It certainly won't be the last time for either occurance, by far. So I'll go change the spelling now on the post but the link address will preserve my honest ignorance. As it should. Time to remember that UCLA quote again: "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." (Sigh) And the learning continues...

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