Does the Bible permit or forbid interracial dating and marriage?
Were the ancient Israelites racially "pure" when they left Egyptian bondage?
Did God warn them to not intermix with or marry anyone of another nation (Egyptians, Philistines, Hittites, Amorites, etc.) in order to maintain this purity?
This short article will examine a few of the assumptions and conclusions made by those who firmly believe God does not approve of interracial "mixing." Perhaps the greatest assumption made by those who thunder that interracial dating is wrong is that the Israelites had a "pure" heredity which God wanted them to maintain.
These statements are real, and they are ridiculous. Q: What's the best thing to say to someone who's in an interracial relationship? Buzzfeed"My hubby and I have been married for fourteen years - he's black and I'm white.
A: Nothing that you wouldn't say to someone who's dating within their race. Oh, I used to have a black boyfriend once ..."One thing I get a lot of is women who want to tell me all about the black boyfriend they had in college whom their parents made them break up with. Why don't you marry a nice Latina who will cook for you? There are many things we hear (and see) from others regarding our interracial relationship, but the thing I hear most and would like to change is, 'You are so brave to go out into the world together. ' I know that it's meant as support and a compliment, but I do wish it wasn't 'brave.' What else are we to do?
Deciding to enter an IRR doesn’t change prejudice in your heart.
You will definitely bump up against and wrestle with your own stereotypes and racist mentalities throughout your relationship, but it takes more than a change in your relationship status to change your misperceptions and biases.
Technology has transformed dating into a multifaceted game involving swiping, algorithms and digital performance art. They pull out the Orange Is The New Black "chocolate and vanilla swirl" reference. I'm down with the swirl too.' From black guys: 'Why are you going out with that white boy? And if you are intentionally seeking out an IRR, you could be contributing to racism by using your significant other as an object to exploit for your own purposes.How ironic that the thing we do to show the world we aren’t racist actually ends up perpetuating racism.