Tag Archives: Honor/Shame

The Chase for Face: The Shame of Western Collectivism

With the help of Dr. Jackson Wu, Missio continues to explore the concept of vocation in honor-shame cultures. “Who do you want to accept you or praise you? What must you do to get their approval?
How do you – and those around you – measure success? The answers to these questions will show the type of honor you seek.” more »

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Vocation and Honor

Earlier this year, the editors of Missio invited contributions towards a sustained conversation about vocation in an honor-culture culture. My own work, writing and blogging at HonorShame, aims to provide missiological resources for those who live in what I call the … more »

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Honor, Shame, and Vocation

“There are basically three kinds of cultures in the world: guilt-based, fear-based, or shame-based. Guilt-based and fear-based cultures have been much more open to the good news of Jesus than shame-based cultures. It is critical that we understand the dynamics … more »

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