[This post is an edited version of what Justin Taylor wrote in a post linked at the bottom of this post.]
A clarification on terminology. In an earlier post, I distinguished between Emergent and Emerging. The two are difficult to keep straight, and few are careful with the distinction. The important thing is to understand that there is a conceptual distinction, even if there isn't always a linguistic one.
Click here to see the original post Justin Taylor wrote on this on 11/17/2005.