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Dating vs. Courtship

Iris

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s a good time to take a look at what dating is. People seem to have different purposes when entering into a relationship – some may be dating because they’re exploring “the field”, while others are seriously looking for a life-long partner. In his book, Boy Meets Girl, Joshua Harris argues that the notion of dating has become too ambiguous, which raises the potential of relationships ending in broken hearts. Instead, the American author and pastor makes a case for courtship in his book.

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約會vs.婚前交往

盧詠莛 | 中譯:趙泰和

隨著情人節的來臨,約會的浪漫氣氛也隨之而來,但約會究竟是甚麼?不同的人似乎對開展交往關係抱有不同的目的—有些人只是為了「探索人生新領域」而約會,但也有人是真心地尋找未來的人生伴侶。在《當男孩遇見女孩》一書中,作者約書亞•哈裡斯闡述了現今社會對約會的觀念越發模糊,從而導致許多以心碎告終的交往。這位美國作者兼牧師在書中提出了「婚前交往」(courtship)這一概念來取代「約會」。

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Welcome

"Double-edged"is bilingual blog in affiliation with Truth Monthly, a Chinese Christian monthly print publication based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

This blog features mostly original writings as well as comics, poetry, and other works of art by local Christian young adults.

For more information or to submit your own writing, please email tm.double.edged@gmail.com

Why “Double-edged?”

The name speaks of, not only the biblical reference from Hebrews 4:12, but also of a generation of young adults who are bilingual and bicultural. This blog would be the connecting point and gateway into these two cultures--from a Christian perspective. It is our prayer that, through this blog and its articles, young adults will turn to God and be strengthened in their faith.