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 extreme difference stood out to me.

Also read the good news for honor shame cultures by Jayson Georges

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