" DTB asks."Oh," coughs the Brooklynite, mildly, "I don't think God has much to do with it, but I'm very excited—"DTB interrupts. "Suddenly, the room is silent, much silenter than a Jewish household in the New York suburbs was ever meant to be.Bubbe isn't even singing softly to herself anymore. A gray light falls over the room, which is odd, because it's only 5 pm.To the rest of you: I'm of the opinion that an atheist should almost never date a theist.Furthermore, I live in the Bible Belt, so evangelical Christianity is pretty much everywhere.All we need to do is look in the Old Testament to see why God says not to marry unbelievers. "When the Lord your God shall bring you into the land where you are entering to possess it, and shall clear away many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you, The reason not to marry an unbeliever is that he/she can influence you away from the Lord.Don't be so naive to think that "you" will never fall. If you marry an unbeliever and have children, how will it effect their spirituality to have the parents divided over spiritual things?This may sound harsh, but something as serious as marrying an unbeliever needs to be dealt with properly and to-the-point.We are not to compromise the will of God and endanger our spiritual well-being.
He's got a kick in his step as he strides up the walk to her Staten Island home.
Here's what happens when you yell at your Even though we had different views, she cared for me deeply. It is not the connection between people of different faiths that Paul warns against but is the unequal connection.
But does he mean enough to you to give non-belief another shot?
The door opens to shouts of greetings and mom-ish kisses and surprisingly pushy offers of food and drink.
They nosh, they gab, and things are grand—that is, until they sit down for dinner.