In a fallen world, there’s a battle to live out the Christian vision of purity

Posted August 16, 2019 10:45 pm by Andrew Ehrkamp | @AndrewEhrkamp

In a fallen world, there’s a battle to live out the Christian vision of purity

When my girlfriend read Joshua Harris’ book I Kissed Dating Goodbye, she took the title to heart and broke up with me. In my teenage years, this book and its sequel, Boy Meets Girl: Say Hello to Courtship, were cornerstones of what is now often referred to as “purity culture”; a movement which sprung up in both evangelical and Catholic circles in response to the sexual revolution.
The goal of purity culture has generally been the promotion of a specific standard of purity (1 Thessalonians 4:3-8), using things like abstinence pledges and purity rings to challenge young people to abstain from

Read more ... https://grandinmedia.ca/

Send this to a friend