Understanding honor and shame is important in sharing the Gospel in Muslim communities. In the West, shame is seen as a feeling, but in many cultures, it’s a position within the community.
For many of us, this can be hard to understand which is why Audrey Frank’s book, Covered Glory: The Face of Honor and Shame in the Muslim World, which focuses on the shame-honor paradigm, is so important.
Audrey spent over twenty years in North Africa doing medical work. As she did ministry, she learned about shame-honor culture and how it affected sharing the Gospel. Now, she helps Westerners understand the importance of shame-honor culture and how we each can carry hidden shame in ourselves. Through the Good News, we can see that God removes our shame and honors us in His love.
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What We Talked About
- 00:24 – Episode Introduction
- 00:56 – Missions Trip Opportunity
- 02:12 – Audrey Frank
- 02:46 – The importance of honor and shame
- 04:14 – What led you to write this book?
- 06:34 – The book for right now
- 09:48 – How shame and honor manifest themselves
- 12:00 – Two kinds of sacrifices
- 14:21 – Stories of shame and redemption
- 18:34 – Starting a conversation
- 23:23 – Counterfeit honor
- 26:22 – Reviews on the book
- 28:41 – The problem of shame in every heart
- 30:58 – Worldview for Dummies
- 31:52 – How can we best pray for you?
- 32:43 – Encouragement to pray
- 33:19 – Episode Summary
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- Honor and Shame: Unlocking the Door
- Worldview for Dummies (free download)
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