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Interviewer Rachel Martin said “Joshua Harris has been reflecting a lot on the impact of his book. Harris responded: I think I’m finally at a place where I’m really trying to listen to those voices.He’s heard from people who felt his writing taught them to be ashamed of their bodies and to feel guilty for having any sexual desires.” . And I think it’s taken time for the consequences of the way that people applied the book and the way the book affected people to play out.“turned the Christian singles scene upside down” and continues to shape the consciousness of how Christians view singleness, dating and the roadmap to marriage.Through the connective platform of social media, Harris has been dealt a battering of online criticism from disenchanted Christians in recent years.
Together we’d often vent our frustrations at the church on how it was handling, or not handling, issues facing their growing single demographic.
And here Joshua Harris found himself reflecting on the impact his book had on a generation, and how he inadvertently shaped Christian sexuality.
After several months of consideration, Joshua agreed to help bring this documentary to life.
In this documentary, we see Joshua Harris finally ready to speak out about I Kissed Dating Goodbye, 20 years on.
To gain a fuller sense of Harris’s motivation for reassessing the book, check out his July 10, 2016 interview on NPR (partial transcript here, his You Tube account, accompanied by many comments, both positive and negative, from people who had read and been influenced by the book here).