Articles by Joshua Harris
By Hannah Marazzi with Joshua Harris
February 7, 2019
Convivium has been following the journey of writer and documentary-maker Joshua Harris as he unpacks the effects of his generation-changing book I Kissed Dating Goodbye. Hannah Marazzi caught up with him as he moves on to the next chapter in his life and work.
I do get letters from people who are watching the documentary and are saying, “This helped me realize how my thinking and my views of sexuality were shaped in ways I didn’t even realize by this era, by this book JH: People shared that aspects of the book had made them fearful and given them standards that they were striving to reach, that felt unattainable or caused them to hold back from relationships This documentary does seem to be a jumping off point for people to say, “Why did we think a certain way? How much of our thinking was affected by culture? How much was affected by the Bible? How do we have a healthy conversation? As director, Jessica really fought for that clip at different times when people wanted to cut it to streamline the film
July 21, 2017
Author Joshua Harris influenced how a generation of young Christians approached relationships. He and filmmaker Jessica Van Der Wyngaard talk to Convivium's Hannah Marazzi about their new documentary on whether Harris was too hasty in bidding dating adieu.
Josh said, "You know, maybe my book has something to do with how people are engaging with these issues today and the struggles that some people have In the 17 years since it was first published, people wrote letters, books, and statements on the Internet that were critical of my book We've encounter...