Cross cultural connections : stepping out and fitting in around the world / Duane Elmer.Publication details: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, c2002. Description: 215 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0830823093 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Intercultural communication -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Christianity and culture | Missions -- TheoryDDC classification: 261 LOC classification: BV2082.I57 | E46 2002
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -215)
Monkeys, mission, and us -- Your part of God's story -- Right, wrong, and different -- Culture is everywhere, and it sneaks up on you -- Culture shocks -- Identifying expectations -- Square heads and round heads -- Cultural adjustment map -- Openness : how to be approachable -- Acceptance : how to be positive -- Trust : how to build strong relationships -- Skills for cross-cultural effectiveness -- Time and event -- Task and relationship -- Individualism and collectivism -- Categorical and holistic thinking -- Logic : straight or curved -- Achieved status and ascribed status -- Guilt and shame -- Worship expression : from low to high -- Re-entry : you are never the same.
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