In response, one of her followers tweeted that she didn’t have a prom because of Joshua Harris, the author of the influential book was published in 1997 and quickly became a hit among the Evangelical crowd.
Here was this young guy, only 21, preaching chastity, virtue and not kissing until you got married.
In the wake of its publication, churches held purity conferences, purity balls, and had teens take purity pledges.
The book far exceeded the sales expectations of Multnomah, its publisher, and has spawned an entire genre of works on how to do relationships in a "Christian way." Recent titles include Dating and Waiting ...
“A Woman's Question Do you know you have asked for the costliest thing Ever made by the Hand above?
For the last four years, I have lived in a very conservative Midwestern town of 35,000.
And Starbucks and Barnes & Noble are nowhere (penned when he was only 21), has caught the attention of hordes of young women of my generation—particularly those who are evangelical Christians.