Articles by Paul Oleniuk
By Jessica Walters, with Brittany Beacham, Keith Dow, Paul Oleniuk
August 4, 2017
Four Convivium readers whose young lives were shaped by Joshua Harris’ influential book respond to Hannah Marazzi’s interview with the author.
I was angry reading even the title I Kissed Dating Goodbye, I was angry at Joshua Harris, and the more I read of the article, the angrier I became (despite Harris’ willingness to reevaluate his own book) and what has shaped my dating life, engagement, and now marriage, is Joshua’s urgent request that his readers put Christ first in their relationships; that they put the needs of the other person ahead of their own desires no matter how passionately they feel; and that they bring intentionality and thoughtfulness into their romantic relationships I’m glad that Joshua Harris is revisiting the impact of his book