Dating races bible
And racial prejudice remains common throughout the world.”8 In an article in the summer issue of the Journal of Counseling and Development,9 researchers argue that the term “race” is basically so meaningless that it should be discarded.
Personally, because of the influences of Darwinian evolution and the resulting prejudices, I believe everyone (and especially Christians) should abandon the term “race(s).” We could refer instead to the different “people groups” around the world.
In actuality, there is only one race—the human race.
Within the human race is diversity in skin color and other physical characteristics.
There are a significant number of Christians (particularly in America) who would claim that such “inter-racial” marriages directly violate God’s principles in the Bible, and should not be allowed.
But does the Word of God really condemn such mixes as those above?
The Australian Aborigines, for instance, were considered the missing links between the ape-like ancestor and the rest of mankind.1 This resulted in terrible prejudices and injustices towards the Australian Aborigines.2 The leading evolutionary spokesperson, Stephen Jay Gould, stated that “Biological arguments for racism may have been common before 1859, but they increased by orders of magnitude following the acceptance of evolutionary theory.”3 Racist attitudes fueled by evolutionary thinking were largely responsible for an African pygmy being displayed, along with an orangutan, in a cage in the Bronx zoo.4 As a result of Darwinian evolution, many people started thinking in terms of the different people groups around the world representing different “races,” but within the context of evolutionary philosophy.
This has resulted in many people today, consciously or unconsciously, having ingrained prejudices against certain other groups of people.
Darwinian evolution was (and still is) inherently a racist philosophy, teaching that different groups or “races” of people evolved at different times and rates, so some groups are more like their ape-like ancestors than others.
Question: "What is the origin of the different races?
" Answer: The Bible does not explicitly give us the origin of the different “races” or skin colors in humanity.
The Bible does not even use the word race in reference to people,10 but does describe all human beings as being of “” (1 Corinthians ), this is why the Gospel can be preached to all tribes and nations.
Any descendant of Adam can be saved, because our mutual relative by blood (Jesus Christ) died and rose again.For instance, a scientist at the Advancement of Science Convention in Atlanta stated, “Race is a social construct derived mainly from perceptions conditioned by events of recorded history, and it has no basic biological reality.”5 This person went on to say that “Curiously enough, the idea comes very close to being of American manufacture.”6 Reporting on research conducted on the concept of race, the American ABC News science page stated, “More and more scientists find that the differences that set us apart are cultural, not racial.