However, not all whites shared the view that intermarriage violated Christian beliefs.
Romano goes on to say that opposition to intermarriage was motivated less by religious beliefs and more by a fear about the consequences of seeing blacks as social equals.
In the 1800s, before Darwinian evolution was popularized, most people, when talking about “races,” would be referring to such groups as the “English race,” “Irish race,” and so on.
However, this all changed in 1859, when Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
But does the Word of God really condemn such mixes as those above?
Is there ultimately any such thing as “inter-racial marriage”?
When I was younger, someone once told me that they don't date interracially because the Bible speaks against it.
Even in the book of Genesis, Isaac is asked to find a wife of his own tribe. Over and over again, that person's words were confirmed.
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.
While I still didn't understand why God would care whether or not someone marries someone of a different skin tone, I found my answer through further research.
I found that Moses, the great leaders of the Jews who led them out of Egypt, married an Ethiopian woman. His first love was a Philistine woman and in chapter 14, his parents also protested the union.