We use the King James Version of the Bible here for copyright reasons.
Some of the passages are: There are many passages in the Bible that have been used by anti-miscegenationists to condemn interracial marriages.
At the time, the cultures in what is now the Middle East believed that a metal dome above the Earth's surface separated Heaven and Earth.
Many use verses and phrases from the Hebrew and Christian scriptures (Old and New Testaments) to justify their ban on interracial marriage.In contrast, most theologians have given these same passages a non-racial interpretation.Ruth was a Moabite woman (Ruth 1:4) who intermarried into the Hebrew nation. Marries another Hebrew named Boaz and has a child name Obed. And perhaps the most quoted text condemning interracial marriage: Some have argued that to be married to someone is to be unequally yoked.There are two problems with regard to using this Bible verse as a justification for banning interracial marriages.1) It is racist.It just seems silly to me that this text would be used as a justification for the church condemning interracial marriages, and yet this is precisely what happens.
Those who use this text argue that God desired to have people of different races separated, and therefore, he scattered them all over the face of the earth.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.
He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally. And this one comes from a young Asian-American woman: “Dear Pastor John, my boyfriend and I are both believers in Christ and have been dating for almost 18 months.
We get a surprising number of questions on interracial marriage — and we take them seriously. We love each other very much and really want to get married, however my boyfriend has a conscience struggle because he has been told in the past that interracial marriage is a sin.
We are of different nationalities (though born in the same city and country and raised in the same high school).
Here is a summary talking about the Tower of babble. I had never heard of it until I read this thread in here. I have nothing to back this up other than what I think.