The book i kissed dating goodbye

10 Jan

Now, for the first time since its release, the n Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down..people are still talking. Joshua Harris shares his story of giving up dating and discovering that God has something even better—a life of sincere love, true purity, and purposeful singleness.More than 800,000 copies later, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with its inspiring call to sincere love, real purity, and purposeful singleness, remains the benchmark for books on Christian dating. Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers. Honest and practical, it challenges cultural assumptions about relationships and provides solid, biblical alternatives to society's norm.

In , Harris argues that traditional dating is "a training ground for divorce" because it puts people in the habit of quitting relationships when things get tough.

“A Woman's Question Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing Ever made by the Hand above?

A woman's heart, and a woman's life---And a woman's wonderful love.

He was young after all, and there were others making the same arguments. Maybe it was his youthful status, or his rising star as a pastor, or the hip fedora on the cover of the book.

Whatever the formula, the book became the catalyst for the resurgence of courtship and is often cited as the foundational book for purity culture — a movement that uses biblical principles to encourage men and women to stay virgins before marriage.