Religions against interracial dating

People are perceived to be white, black, red, yellow, or brown and treated accordingly.To the sociologist then, race is a social construction that changes with time and is difficult to measure.Throughout history, each has been used to stratify a society, as well as to justify a system of inequality.

If we did a poll on those issues in this room, we would certainly find a variety of views.Scholars in the field may give a wide variety of meanings to a particular term.It is quite possible that not everyone in the field of race and ethnic relations will agree with the definitions I use.No church or church-affiliated organization, or individuals whose business is run in a manner consistent with their faith practices, should be required by the state to take steps in conflict with their religion.Nor should they be legally punished for how they treat marital arrangements outside the teachings of their faith.Fourteen years ago, when Bob Jones University was under fire for its policy against interracial dating, the university made the same case.

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