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Canceled: How the Eastern Honor-Shame Mentality Traveled West

Canceled. In the first weeks of the coronavirus lockdown, that word was almost as ubiquitous as the word unprecedented. Movie premieres, concerts, even entire sporting seasonsall have been canceled as we work out a strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19. But that wordcanceledhas carried another connotation in our social lexicon of late. Its used... Read more

Have We Missed the Honor-Shame Focus in Scripture?

My (Elliot) wife doesnt see cars. Of course, she sees them all the time, but she doesnt necessarily notice them. And she certainly doesnt distinguish between Volvo and Volkswagen or between light compact and all-wheel drive. But when our family recently bought an old VW Golf, she started to notice Golfs everywhere. Mind you, its... Read more

Have We Missed the Honor-Disgrace Focus in Scripture?

[ad_1] My (Elliot) spouse doesnt see vehicles. In fact, she sees them on a regular basis, however she doesnt essentially discover them. And she or he actually doesnt distinguish between Volvo and Volkswagen or between mild compact and all-wheel drive. However when our household just lately purchased an outdated VW Golf, she began to note... Read more