In the fall, he hopes to embark on an independent study in which he’ll read about the religious culture that informed him as a young man.
“I want to do more than just say, ‘Oh, I should have said a few things differently,’ ” he said.
Stained glass, string quartet: Everything is perfect.
As the couple begins to say their vows, a woman in the congregation stands up and walks toward the front of the church, silently taking the groom’s hand.
Harris was already a popular speaker at conferences for Christian home-schoolers and had started his own magazine, but the book’s influence quickly outpaced its modest built-in audience—it has sold more than 1.2 million copies to date. You weren’t just not having sex, you were adopting “a revolutionary pattern of living” that would make you both a better Christian and, someday, a better spouse.