Understanding Culture

Shame in Japanese Women – Minako Wilkinson explores shame in Japanese culture, specifically its effects on Japanese women. Helpful for understanding the “guilt vs. shame” cultural paradigms.

Prayer Guide for Japan – Prayer guide offering cultural background on Japan, personal stories, and specific ways you can pray.  

Sharing the Good News with the Japanese – An in-depth paper in English for those ministering to Japanese. Includes historical background, cultural insights, and missiological implications.