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Where Did the Races Come From?

Why do some of us have light skin…and others dark? Misunderstanding “races” has been the cause of countless atrocities throughout history. For instance, Hitler used Darwinism and the belief that certain people groups had “evolved” further than others as justification for many of the atrocities of World War II.

According to the Bible, however, all of us are really of one race–the human race. The differences in our skin, eyes, hair, etc., were caused by different people groups spreading out across the earth after the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11).

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