Now, I’m going to write about a literary review. I never study literature, well, I might though, back in the high school, but I didn’t get so many things that I can call myself a literature-pro. 2,132 more words
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In Part I of this series, I briefly described Neusner’s initial interactions with Douglas’s work, Purity and Danger. In this essay, I am reviewing Neusner’s explicit critique of Douglas’s view which comes toward the end of the fourth lecture, “The Idea of Purity in Ancient Judaism.” Neusner admits that he is not criticizing Douglas’s proposal outright. 417 more words
In 1973, Neusner presented a series of lectures at Oberlin College in which he addressed the topic of purity in ancient Judaism. The four lectures build upon each other, beginning with the biblical text and working chronologically to talmudic Judaism, a span of about 1,000 years. 382 more words
How effective are mindfulness-based interventions in the workplace? Some findings from a literature review….
A recent (unpublished) review of mindfulness-based intervention papers between 2005 and 2011 found 10 studies assessing effectiveness of mindfulness-based workplace interventions. Four of these studies were based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), four utilised the mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) approach, one was based on mindfulness-based cognitive training (MBCT) and one used mindfulness (unspecified) principles to deliver a mentoring intervention within a psychiatric hospital to enhance team processes. 485 more words