Both Purity Heritage and Hook-Up Heritage Failed Me

Both Purity Heritage and Hook-Up Heritage Failed Me

For evangelicals, the discussion about intimate purity in a day and time that is libertine a perennial one. The purity culture for the ’90s, in specific, casts a lengthy shadow and rounds through the general public square for a basis that is regular. One of several architects regarding the movement, Joshua Harris, recently announced their departure from faith. As an element of a continuous “deconstruction process,” as he calls it, their rejection of Christian purity culture (a couple of years ago) ended up being among the many steps that led—not causally but sequentially—to his rejection of faith it self.

The headlines left me personally experiencing hollow.

As I’ve watched Harris’ tale unfold over time, I’ve seen aspects of my very own life mirrored in their.