Is dating wrong according to the bible
He was intently reading a file; it looked like a personnel file. He told me it was a file on a young woman that his father had sent him.His family, sight unseen (except for a few photos in the file) was arranging his marriage.
However, if a non-Israelite (as Ruth) converted to the Lord, marriage was permissible. Nor could he marry his granddaughter (second degree of consanguinity, Lev. The genetic basis for this probability is that inherited mutant genes, producing such unwholesome characteristics, are more likely to find expression in the children if they are carried by both parents.
We should also note that in its collective history, the church has never addressed the issue in its creeds or confessions about how to find a spouse.
Perhaps this should tell us that it is a matter of Christian liberty and that in the end, we should rely on God's grace, wisdom, prayer, and godly counsel rather than make claims that the Bible has never made.
In some cultures, the thought of dating or courting is out of the question.
I once walked in on one of my office mates in grad school--he was a Christian training for the ministry in Japan.