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My daughter read this book a couple of years ago and so did I.
"So you can kind of, like, back up and say well, because of this, then you should do this, this and this as well. We have God's word, but then it's so easy to add all this other stuff to protect people, to control people, to make sure that you don't get anywhere near that place where you could go off course.
In his book, Harris also urges Christian singles to commit to "purposeful singleness," as romantic relationships should exist only as a means to preparing for marriage.
"I was young, I was religiously zealous, I was certain, and I was restlessly ambitious," Harris recalled.
"Youth, zeal, certainty, ambition ..have the tendency to set the world on fire.
I was writing to fellow Christians, I was saying, 'We need to be serious about our faith, we won't have sex until we're married, and if we want to avoid premarital sex, we should radically change our lifestyle, and that means we should stop dating.'" The book quickly became a staple among the Christian community, selling over 1.2 million copies and propelling Harris to instant fame.
Now, for the first time since its release, the national #1 bestseller has been expanded with new content and updated for new readers.