Silverstein's sentiments are echoed by those within the Christian faith. God has already drawn a boundary that you'd be really wise not to cross (2 Cor -18)." What's all the fuss about? What she is concerned about is her potential date's interests, personality, and values.
The authors of "Dating Clues for the Clueless," a pithy question-answer book for the lovelorn, say, "If you are a believer and she is not (or vice-versa), it's a no-brainer. "I would also want to make sure that they aren't into smoking or drugs or stuff like that." "I think your faith gives you your value system," says 17-year-old John Reynolds, who attends homeschool and has dated only in groups.
Her Jewish husband came home from work surprised to see her reading the Torah.
He accused her of getting “carried away.” In reality, this man wasn’t clear on what being Jewish meant to him.
Rather than fighting a lifetime of difficulties, as he puts it, Silverstein advises Jewish youth to hold fast to their roots and to make efforts to build a larger network of Jewish friends.
He suggests that singles try blind dates, attend Jewish summer camps, and search out colleges with a high number of Jewish students. The 17-year-old pom-pom girl hangs out with friends of different religions and sees nothing wrong with attending a dance or other events with a non-Catholic.
The Indonesian marriage law has been interpreted as prohibiting marriage between people who follow different religions.
Even if you’re not that religious, differences can creep up in the future, Crohn says. Even if religion isn’t a factor in your life or your relationship (e.g., you’re both agnostic), you still have a different cultural code than your partner. When thinking about your culture, consider: What’s normal in my family?Interfaith marriage is also distinct from the concepts of religious assimilation, cultural assimilation, religious disaffiliation, and apostasy.Despite the distinction, these issues are associated with aspects of interfaith marriage.The laws relating to divorce also distinguish between marriages conducted under different religions, requiring that an application be submitted to either a General Court or a Religious Court depending on the religion involved.Marriage in Indonesia is governed by Law Number 1 of Year 1974 on Marriage (1974 Marriage Law).