Honor and Shame

  title={Honor and Shame},
  author={H. Moxnes},
  journal={Biblical Theology Bulletin: A Journal of Bible and Theology},
  pages={167 - 176}
  • H. Moxnes
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology
  • Biblical Theology Bulletin: A Journal of Bible and Theology
  • After establishing a definition of the honor and shame conceptual framework, this study goes on to examine the sense in which that framework can be said to characterize Mediterranean culture (past and present). The framework's relevance to biblical studies is clarified, and the specifically gender and sex-related aspects are explored. Then the framework's prominent place in (1) Hellenistic, and (2) Roman civilization is discussed, before—finally—conclusions are drawn with regard to the… CONTINUE READING


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