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    Interracial marriage

    I'll admit this purely out of curiosity.
    Considering that I am white and my wife is Hispanic and we are both Reformed, I was wondering just how many interracial/inter-ethnic couples are on the PB?

    I have been trying to make a pic of my wife and me my avatar...yet somehow the photo resolution is never that great we end pixelated and resembling Nintendo characters.

    Oh and that is not her in the picture. That was my umm...makeup lady.
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    Woohoo! Right here! I am hispanic and my wife is white. (you probably can't really tell from my avatar).
    We are also both reformed and I have to make a note of observation, minorities are certainly the minority in reformed churches. Sorry if this is a blanket statement, it is just my observation. Oh well, I really don't care as white, black, brown - if they are of the Lord's they are my brother and sister in Christ!
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    i am white and my wife is portugese/russian (yea... i am a glutton for punishment)
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    I come from an inter-ethnic family. My dad is from Indiana and my mom is from South Carolina.
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    Quote Originally Posted by he beholds View Post
    My husband is a redhead...that has to count for something
    I'm African American and my wife is white.....
    There ya go! lol
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    my mom is full mexican my dad is full german so i'm a beanerschnitzel and my wife is white.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrueConvert View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by he beholds View Post
    My husband is a redhead...that has to count for something
    I'm African American and my wife is white.....
    There ya go! lol
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    I'm a product of a mixed marriage. My mother is full filipina and my dad is Italian-American. I expect, should I marry, that I'll also marry outside my race, whatever that means.
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    There is only one race of humans on this planet

    I reckon the argument could be made that there are two races: Adamic Redeemed and Adamic Unredeemed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LawrenceU View Post
    There is only one race of humans on this planet

    I reckon the argument could be made that there are two races: Adamic Redeemed and Adamic Unredeemed.
    Which is a great segue into Thabiti Anyabwile's sermon on "Bearing the Image" from T4G a couple years ago. Excellent treatment on "race" as a social construct more than a biological one.
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    Under Biblical law the concern seems to be more cultural. Definitely not racial:

    Deu 23:7 "You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because you were a sojourner in his land.
    Deu 23:8 Children born to them in the third generation may enter the assembly of the LORD.
    So Edomites, which were Semites and Egyptians who were African are under the same law, that they get full citizenship rights after they've been culturally assimilated.
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    My ancestors were English and my wife's were Scottish. That's a tough one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Repre5entYHWH View Post
    my mom is full mexican my dad is full german so i'm a beanerschnitzel and my wife is white.

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    I'm convinced children whose parents come from vastly different ethnic backgrounds turn out better physically. Alas, I married a white woman. (She actually may have a decent amount of Native American, but her mom was adopted so we only guess.)
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    Much more activity on this thread than what I thought.
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    I am a Swabian Deutscher my wife is Brahman Nepalese. Actually we are not interracial since we are both Aryan.
    Should we define races in terms of descent from Shem, Ham and Japheth instead of the racial categories usually applied?
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    Add us to the list as well. My wife is Hispanic and I am white.
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    I'm male, my wife is female. That is about as different as you can get.
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    I'm Irish, Scottish, Cherokee, English... how's that for a mixed marriage(s)?
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    Bill and I are definitely a rainbow of diversity. He's left handed and I'm right handed, he's a math and science person and I'm a language and literatures person, etc.
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    Irish, English,Dutch and Cherokee...that's how the Lord has created me! How's that for diversity?!
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    I do Word, my wife does Excel. She was Methodist, I was Catholic. Such diversity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Houchens View Post
    Irish, English,Dutch and Cherokee...that's how the Lord has created me! How's that for diversity?!
    Looks like you've got some good blood in ya!
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    I'm what we call in Hawaii "hapa-haole" (mixed race, literally "part-white"), being Native Hawaiian and Caucasian (Irish, Scottish, English and Swiss-Italian). My wife is a yon-sei (meaning a fourth-generation Japanese in Hawaii).

    We have two adopted children. The older one is Korean (born in Pusan), the younger is hapa-haole (Japanese and Caucasian).

    A lot of families in Hawaii are mixed race, so we really don't stick out at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OPC'n View Post
    I'm Irish, Scottish, Cherokee, English... how's that for a mixed marriage(s)?
    I forgot...during my vacation when visiting my aunt I confirmed that I have Cherokee blood...along with German and Irish (and maybe English).
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    Adding us... I am white (mixed Western European ancestry) and my husband is Asian (Japanese).
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    only one race anyway

    I love the material that Answers in Genesis puts out. Here is a short video on the genetics of one race.

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    On this subject, Here is a great sermon on the table of nations from Voddie Baucham.
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    My wife says I'm black. I haven't had the heart to tell her yet, so let's keep it quiet...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Turner View Post
    My wife says I'm black. I haven't had the heart to tell her yet, so let's keep it quiet...

    That is a super cute picture!!
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