Bible whites dating blacks
The fact that he separated the races shows that he did not intend the races to mix.The Supreme Court was unanimous in favor of the Loving family, observing that laws against miscegenation were “designed to maintain White supremacy.” At the time of the Supreme Court decision, sixteen Southern states still enforced laws prohibiting interracial marriage.I agree that ethnic diversity is God’s good plan for humanity, and that it serves to glorify God more than ethnic sameness would have.This ethnic diversity will mark the people of God in the age to come.God seems to delight not just in three or five, but in thousands of variations of human beings.
That is a startling and controversial claim in the face of diverse opposition to interracial marriage in our own day.
God “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth” (Acts ).
This is important because in the sad history of racial “science,” which justified prejudice on the basis of blacks having a different origin than whites, “the message of the Christian Scriptures constrained the development of polygenist ideas of multiple human origins” (Colin Kidd, , 271.).
They speak of the offspring of interracial marriage as “half-breeds” and a “mongrel race.” They speak of the “melting pot” where all God’s intentions for racial differences are destroyed.
The first thing to say in response to this view is that we must not overlook the fact that all races came from one human pair.
Just one example: After the flood, Noah’s three sons became the fathers of the human race.