Jewish Religion and Beliefs: an Overview

Jewish Religion and Beliefs: Jew Praying

The Jewish religion has undergone theological shifts due to culture clash and contrasting cultures, and modern Judaism has come a long way from pre-Mosaic Judaism. From the thirteen principles that Judaism encompasses within its beliefs to the many splits and sub-categories within the Jewish religion, it remains a rich and beautiful religion even within the …

Pablo Picasso-Gertrude Stein: Correspondence. Book Review

Pablo Picasso-Gertrude Stein: Correspondence; Book Cover

Pablo Picasso-Gertrude Stein: Correspondence Edited by Laurence Madeline and Translated by Lorna Scott Fox Reviewed by Julie Sara Porter The early 20th century saw the rise of Modernism, a movement in art, literature, philosophy, architecture and culture which found new ways of self-expression. It was partly inspired because of the rise of urban living and …

Jean-Paul Sartre: Nausea. Book Review

Emptiness

One of the representatives of the new functionalist paradigm in the philosophy and culture of the twentieth century is Jean-Paul Sartre. Nausea, his novel from 1938, describes an individual who becomes aware of the metaphysical crisis that follows the end of substantialism. He expects to see essences, the truth, the old truth, but he sees …

Emotional Intelligence and Relationships

Smiling Man Holding a Woman and Carrying a Baby

Emotional Intelligence is a more recent concept in psychology. It was first introduced in 1964 by Michael Beldoch and then in 1966 B. Leuner published his paper “Emotional Intelligence and Emancipation” in the psychotherapeutic journal Practice of Child Psychology and Child Psychiatry, and received large amounts of criticism. Then in 1990, Peter Salovey and John …

What Are the Major Beliefs of Judaism?

Hebrew Religious Ceremony

Judaism is a religion with a long and rich history. In the United States, many people are familiar with the beliefs of Christianity, even those who do not practice it, due to a cultural tie to the religion. But what about Judaism? Those who are outside of the religion may not be as familiar with …

Advantages and Disadvantages of Niche Marketing

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Marketing products nowadays can be very difficult, considering the huge amounts of competition you face from other companies selling the same products. This is where niche marketing comes in. But what is niche marketing? What are the advantages and disadvantages of niche marketing? It can be used effectively but you first need to understand what …