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Excerpt from BJU Disciplinary Rules There is to be no interracial dating: 1.Students who are partners in an interracial marriage will be expelled. Students who are members of or affiliated with any group or organization which holds as one of its goals or advocates interracial marriage will be expelled. Students who date outside of their own race will be expelled.
An interracial couple is just as capable of loving each other as deeply as any other couple. By integrating with different cultures and nationalities, we are doing away with the seeds of hate, racism, and prejudice. While in the past, people were more likely to “stick with their own kind,” we are seeing a significant growth in interracial relationships.None of the mainstream Christian denominations discourage or prohibit interracial marriage.Related article: What Does the Bible Say About Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage?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.
At the end, Jesus tells us, " You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
Most importantly, we are finally learning that the outer shell of a person does not change who they are on the inside. Interracial relationships strengthen individuals and build harmony between different races.
Learning about and experiencing different cultures enrich us.
” What it all comes down to is what we try so hard to ignore: two people from two different cultures are not the same.
They have different backgrounds, different customs, different beliefs, different ideas, and different lifestyles.
There is nothing in the Bible saying it is wrong to date or marry a person of a different race.