In situations where marriage occurs between two people from differing communication contextual backgrounds, conflict may arise from relational challenges posed by the underlying assumptions of high/low context cultures.Challenges posed by differing communication styles are common among intercultural marriage couples.A colorblind church and/or a Christian interracial marriage can be a powerful illustration of our equality in Christ.Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?Often couples in intercultural marriages face barriers that most married couples of the same culture are not exposed to.
Dealing with racism from outside sources is also a common area of potential conflict.
Question: "What does the Bible say about interracial marriage?
" Answer: The Old Testament Law commanded the Israelites not to engage in interracial marriage (Deuteronomy 7:3–4).
When these foundations are operating alongside the foundation of different cultural roots, as in intercultural marriages, problems and disagreement oftentimes occur. King made publicly available on the Education Resources Information Center, unions between White males and non-White females (and between Hispanics and non-Hispanic persons) have similar or lower risks of divorce than White-White marriages, unions between white male-black female last longer than white-white pairings or white-Asian pairings.
Interracial relationships can also be affected by immigrations problems, passport and citizen issues if they are residing abroad with their partner However, interracial marriages are not always intercultural marriages, as in some countries, such as the United States, people of different races can share the same cultural background and society. Specific issues regarding the family; including generational gaps in ideology, and how the wedding will be held; which ties into how tradition will or will not be practiced.