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It sold more than 1.2 million copies and was a big part of a purity movement within the Church that helped shape the way a generation of Christians thought about sex, dating, and looking for a spouse.
Fast forward to today, and in a just-released documentary the now 42-year-old author revisits his book and meets Christians who were impacted by it, for good, but also for ill.
With a title like I Survived “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” it’s no surprise that the documentary presents a rather negative overall assessment of the book.
I reached out to him and asked if he’d like to be a part of this review series, but since he’s in seminary now he said he couldn’t. And while mine won’t be the only critical review– there are plenty on Amazon and Goodreads– I think it may be the first in-depth review that gets down into the trenches and examines the it’s a book about following Christ and what that means for all our relationships with others– romantic or not.
Of course, the Purity Movement got a lot right – hey, they want young people to abstain from sex until marriage, and that’s even in the Bible!
But it’s because the Purity Movement seems so obviously good, that the unveiling of their errors is so instructive.
A good book on the purity of love between a man and a woman.
Bestselling author Joshua Harris presents a "new" way of looking at Christian love lives. As a Christian, Harris draws obvious lines between the right and the wrong.