Summaries of 3 Christian Books
This paper provides summaries of the following three books: Andrews' Practical Theology for Black Churches, Mitchell's Black Church Beginnings, and González's Manana: Christian Theology from a Hispanic Perspective.
organizational paradigms, rational, open systems, and natural views, examples, definitions, comparisons
Evolvement of the therapy. History of psychoanalysis. Theories and contributions of Freud as foundation of modern psychoanalytic technique and other theories and treatment approached. Freud's method. His "talking cure" and transference. John Bowlby's attachment theory. Family therapy and the psychoanalytic approach. Self psychology. Usefulness and limitations of psychoanalysis.
Discusses Terry Kawashima's argument that women in medieval Japan were marginalized by the Buddhist monks and men in power. Uses the example of poet Ono no Komachi and the changing views of her story to compare and contrast this theory with 3 other slightly different ideas.
Looks at Kawashima's argument about marginalization regarding female entertainers in medieval Japan, comparing it with two other understandings.
SCIENCE & LITERATURE.
Relationship of scientific paradigm of an era (e.g. evolution) & nature of novel (realistic, romantic, modern, postmodern). Theory, examples, major figures (Darwin, Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells).
Reviews a article, "Working together, working apart: Management culture in a manufacturing firm," that was a case study of the organizational culture of a manufacturing company. Discusses the usefulness of the concept of culture as it applied to organizations, as well as the author's methodology and perspective.