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“Part of the reason this has been so hard for me is that I have so much of my identity tied up in these books.
There was a reassuring black-and-white quality to that stricture, with the promise of a juicy wedding-night reward for my self-control.
Over the years he wrote more books about dating and marriage, including , he is the father of three kids—two of them teenagers—and he is pursuing formal education for the first time in his life.
And these days, he’s having very mixed feelings about the book that turned him into a Christian celebrity.
Books like Dianna Anderson’s (both released last year) have revisited the effects of 1990s purity culture through the stories of people who lived through it.
Harris’ recent public wrestling with his own work has spurred a new round of criticism from people who have been psychologically and spiritually hurt, some of whom now feel alienated from the church as a whole.