Chrisitan interracial dating
Although having your "mail read" can be an uncomfortable experience--the book raised issues I'd rather forget, or not deal with at all--the confrontation was necessary.
Never have I had my frustrations more clearly articulated, my wounds so carefully bound, or my prejudices so carefully confronted and corrected.
An appendix includes a thorough list of websites, books, support groups, organizations, and research articles for multiracial individuals and families.
Just Don't Marry One is also about transracial adoptions and biracials.
What wasn't mentioned in the book is reverse colorism (hatred of light skin biracials/blacks). In Philly many dark skin black young adults don't date light skin biracials/blacks. As other reviewers have said, this book is written from a Christian perspective, and therefore, if you aren't Christian, you can skip the first half.
I appreciated the authors just calling prejudice what it is so that we all can DEAL with it, and move on to live more meaningful lives.What wasn't mentioned in the book is reverse colorism (hatred of light skin biracials/blacks). In Philly many dark skin black young adults don't date light skin biracials/blacks. After reading a recent book on intercultural marriage, I found myself longing for `deeper mentors' who weren't just addressing introductory issues to an interracial or intercultural marriage, but the long term questions of life together.I'm a light skin black and I had lived in Philadelphia (ninth-poorest U. I read the first section of the book, "Foundations for Christian Leaders" years ago, and while I found examinations of biblical foundations, counseling tips, racial misconceptions, and historical examinations of interracial marriages helpful, it only spoke to my mind, not my soul, so I put it down and just picked it up again last week."Fred Prinzing - a European American man whose son married an African American Deborah Johnson - an Asian American married to an African American"Just Don't Marry One" is a courageous book.It combines professional insight with personal testimony to affirm interracial relationships and to create a reference work to equip professionals.