Maybe they view women are more ornamental than substantive or more inherently maternal than ambitious; maybe they subconsciously hold women to higher standards than men or expect that their wives or girlfriends to do the emotional work of the relationship and don’t think to reciprocate; maybe they think girl stuff is kinda dumb and women are more emotional than men and they just can’t stand it when their female boss is such a bitch.One good way to know if your boyfriend or husband is a soft misogynist (or a more blatant one): He’s voting for Donald Trump. He treats the women in his romantic life as a kind of rotating set of dolls, marrying a younger model each time and charging them with doing all of the childcare, then going on talk radio to discuss them like they’re attractive objects he’s collecting.However, the reason for this command was not skin color or ethnicity. The reason God commanded against interracial marriage for the Jews was that people of other races were worshippers of false gods.The Israelites would be led astray from God if they intermarried with idol worshippers, pagans, or heathens.As Martin Luther King, Jr., noted, a person should be judged by his or her character, not by skin color.There is no place in the life of the Christian for favoritism based on race (James 2:1–10).
A similar principle of spiritual purity is laid out in the New Testament, but it has nothing to do with race: “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. Just as the Israelites (believers in the one true God) were commanded not to marry idolaters, so Christians (believers in the one true God) are commanded not to marry unbelievers.Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?What should a Christian do if he or she is married to an unbeliever? Should Christians of different denominations date or marry?His supporters routinely call Hillary Clinton a “bitch” and a “cunt,” when they aren’t yelling that someone should “kill the bitch;” Trump looks the other way, or even froths up the vitriol.
This is on top of the fact that Trump has dehumanized Mexicans and Muslims, mocked the disabled and attacked the family of a fallen soldier.For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? The Bible never says that interracial marriage is wrong.