TITLE

A Final Word: Wisdom

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, John F.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Lutheran Education;2005, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses difference between wisdom and knowledge. The distinction between wisdom and knowledge has become almost a trite one. Whereas knowledge is the possession of information and facts, wisdom lies in their application. It remains a good and helpful distinction.
ACCESSION #
18142832

 

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