Religions against interracial dating

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Question: "What does the Bible say about interracial marriage?

" Answer: The Old Testament Law commanded the Israelites not to engage in interracial marriage (Deuteronomy 7:3–4).

In His Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke -37), Jesus told of a Samaritan man who was kind to a Jewish man even thought they were enemies of different religions, nationalities and racial backgrounds.

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A couple considering marriage needs to weigh many factors.

While a difference in skin color should not be ignored, it absolutely should not be the determining factor in whether a couple should marry.

All those laws were declared unconstitutional by the U. Vague assertions were made that God intended for the races to remain separate.

Some verses (Exodus -16, 2 Corinthians , etc.) were quoted in part or otherwise out of context in an attempt to show that God opposed interracial marriage.

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