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 extreme difference stood out to me.
Also read the good news for honor shame cultures by Jayson Georges