Interracial dating christian perspective
This has resulted in many people today, consciously or unconsciously, having ingrained prejudices against certain other groups of people.However, human beings in the world today are classified as Homo sapiens Sapiens.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.The Bible makes clear in that in regard to salvation, there is no distinction between male or female or Jew or Greek.In Christ, any separation between people is broken down.) make it clear that when a man and woman marry, they become one flesh (because they were one flesh historically—Eve was made from Adam).Also, the man and woman must be one spiritually so they can fulfill the command to produce godly offspring.
The ABC news science page stated, “What the facts show is that there are differences among us, but they stem from culture, not race.”14 The only reason many people think these differences are major is because they’ve been brought up in a culture that has taught them to see the differences this way.The truth though is that these so-called “racial characteristics” are only minor variations among people groups.If one were to take any two people anywhere in the world, scientists have found that the basic genetic differences between these two people would typically be around 0.2 percent—even if they came from the same people group.12 But, these so-called “racial” characteristics that people think are major differences (skin colour, eye shape, etc.) “account for only 0.012 percent of human biological variation.”13 In other words, the so-called “racial” differences are absolutely trivial—overall, there is more variation one group and another.However, this passage has nothing to do with marriage.As John Gill makes clear in his classic commentary, the context is that God is in charge of all things—where, how and for how long any person, tribe or nation will live, prosper and perish.16 In all of this, God is working to redeem for Himself a people who are one in Christ.