Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2015

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199987764

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (1A)

Virgin Nation

Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Sara Moslener

  • Historicizes the sexual purity movement beyond the Religious Right
  • Shows how the purity and rapture cultures within U.S. evangelicalism create a seemingly inherent connection between sexual purity and personal salvation
  • Shows how evangelicals attempt to maintain their political and cultural relevance by appealing to widespread cultural fears

Also of Interest