Miscegenation, more commonly called interracial marriage, is one of the touchiest subjects about which one can speak today.
There is widespread pressure, coming from both Christians and non-Christians alike, urging people towards the claimed goodness of racial diversity within marriage.
However, since little ink was spilled on the topic of interracial marriage before separate races even lived amongst each other, I will not be going back terribly far in history, just to the seventeenth century and onward.
The first set of facts which are remarkably significant is the of earlier times.
But, shockingly enough, it is only a fairly recent view that interracial marriage should be encouraged.
Opposition to interracial marriage, especially if coming from a white person, is usually interpreted to entail hatred of other races.Allegedly, the only reason people would be opposed to marrying those of other races is because they have hatred or animosity for other races.It is because of this allegation that any opposition to miscegenation has been thoroughly and censoriously silenced.Despite such censoring — or perhaps, because of it — it is vital that we thoroughly understand the topic, rather than passively accepting anything with which our unbelieving culture and media might try to inculcate us.
Before venturing into the subject itself, it would be profitable to understand what others, especially Christians, have thought of miscegenation.
Legislation and criminalization are not things which just appear among a people; they require a substantive consent of the populace (or apathy).