Author Interview: Jayson Georges

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Author Interview

Ministering in Honor-Shame Cultures: Biblical Foundations and Practical Essentials

Jayson Georges and Mark D. Baker. Publisher: IVP Academic, 2016.

295 pages
ISBN: 978-0830351461


Compared to previous books on the subject, this book takes the understanding of honor-shame dynamics to another level. Every message bearer working in non-Western cultures needs to read and apply the insights and principles found in this book if they are to avoid the typical cultural bounders too often committed by too many. Within are crucial insights for effective crosscultural ministry.

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