By Michael Snyder, on July 24th, 2016
About a billion and a half dollars will be spent on romance novels in the United States this year. These novels will outsell the categories of “sci-fi, mystery, and fantasy combined“, and they will account for more than half of all mass-market fiction paperbacks sold. To say that they are popular would be a vast understatement. Many of these novels are “clean”, innocent and even inspirational, but many others are extremely sexually explicit. In America today, 64 percent of all Christian men and 15 percent of all Christian women admit that they have viewed pornography within the last month, and we correctly label this as a national moral crisis. But are women that can’t get through a day without reading a sexually explicit romance novel that much different?
Today, I came across an article by a Christian wife and blogger named Chris Taylor,