Biblical perspective interracial dating
For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? The Bible never says that interracial marriage is wrong.Anyone who forbids interracial marriage is doing so without biblical authority.Darwinian evolution was (and still is) inherently a racist philosophy, teaching that different groups or “races” of people evolved at different times and rates, so some groups are more like their ape-like ancestors than others.The Australian Aborigines, for instance, were considered the missing links between the ape-like ancestor and the rest of mankind.1 This resulted in terrible prejudices and injustices towards the Australian Aborigines.2 The leading evolutionary spokesperson, Stephen Jay Gould, stated that “Biological arguments for racism may have been common before 1859, but they increased by orders of magnitude following the acceptance of evolutionary theory.”3 Racist attitudes fueled by evolutionary thinking were largely responsible for an African pygmy being displayed, along with an orangutan, in a cage in the Bronx zoo.4 As a result of Darwinian evolution, many people started thinking in terms of the different people groups around the world representing different “races,” but within the context of evolutionary philosophy.Just last year, a church in Kentucky barred an interracial couple from worshipping together (that ban was eventually overturned due to widespread outrage).
While 43 percent of Americans believe it is good for society, 11 percent believe the growth in interracial marriage is a change for the worse.But does the Word of God really condemn such mixes as those above?Is there ultimately any such thing as “inter-racial marriage”? Often they will argue that marriage with foreigners (implying people both of different culture and color) was prohibited throughout the Old Testament. Some people believe that interracial marriages are prohibited in the Scriptures.