What is an Honour & Shame culture?

You may well have heard people talk about an Honour/Shame culture and that being the predominant one that we read of in the Bible. However you may not really understand what one is; either because it’s a different culture or because you’ve never really thought about your own culture. Here’s Jackson Wu to explain: What struck me was the difference in authority between the respect accorded to different figures and the very flat, everyone’s equal position of Sweden. I think there are pros and cons to both but the sheer…

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The Curiosity Index (25.01.2018)

Spain surpasses 4,000 evangelical places of worship for the first time On the whole, there isn’t a lot of good news for evangelicals in Europe, but this would seem to be one of them. What the Hell do Bible Scholars do Anyway? Pronounce on whether public transportation is cursed or not apparently. The astounding growth of China’s subway system, 1990-2020 Impressive The Sad Demise of a Village Cheese-Rolling Competition A sign of the times I guess Who needs snow? Amazing skill. Also remarkable advertising. It’s a car advert with no…

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