Christian dating and relationship books
“Since 1997, a multitude of books have critiqued or affirmed Harris’ approach, while others have nuanced it, often teaching similar principles but without the use of the controversial word ‘courtship.’ Courtship has continued to be a hot-button issue, especially in very conservative Christian circles. It was Harris who established courtship as a legitimate alternative to dating, and it is feasible that the modern courtship movement would not exist had it not been for I Kissed Dating Goodbye.” Love it or hate it, agree or disagree, Harris’ book left an indelible impression on Christian dating. Regardless of your experience with IKDG, if you are a Christian single, you are likely still being impacted by this book (even if you haven’t read it! Challies explains why the book went on to become so polarizing: “The discussion his book generated was integral in shaping his generation of young Christians.As that generation has grown up and matured, some now commend and some now condemn the book.And, as I was reminded of the premise of the book, I found myself noticing that there is still a lot to love about it.In IKDG, Harris pushed for a more radical dedication to Jesus Christ through the process of romantic relationships.This page is unavailable due to either geographic restrictions or other restrictions in place at this time.
Did the book confuse some of my male counterparts and cause me to miss out on some dates?
It looks at the frustration inherent in most people's dating journey.