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Then the apostle Paul, rooted in that theology of creation, says astonishingly to these arrogant ethnocentric Athenians in Acts , “He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth.” And I think the point there, the implication in the context of these proud Greeks who boasted of their ethnic purity over against the barbarians, was that those barbarians out there are family. You are all part of one race, rooted in one great, great, great grandfather, and your arrogance of separation is sinful.
Being human in God’s image compared to any racial distinction is ten million to one in terms of importance. Being human in God’s image is ten million and any racial distinction is one when you talk about what is important in life. 2) Step two in the argument: In Jesus Christ, God is creating a new humanity — you might say a new race — and it is called the Christian race (1 Peter 2:9–10).
The Scripture teaches it is wrong to marry across races.
And I think it was the origin of most of my deplorable attitudes towards other races in those days.He is author of more than 50 books, including 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).” So “Ethiopian” there is the same as the word “Cushite.” And you can see what the point is. Moses’s sister, Miriam, criticizes this marriage between Moses and the Cushite.And God is so displeased with Miriam and her that he strikes Miriam with leprosy, which the Bible describes as turning her hands as white as “snow” (Numbers ), as if to say: Miriam, you value light skin? At least we know from this story that God is not pleased with Miriam’s criticism of Moses’s marriage to a black woman, and there is no other criticism of it.