EDITOR’S NOTE (Nick Stamatakis): We are truly at the end of times… Heath, a Cambridge research Fellow, noted that, in one painting, the spear wound on Jesus’s side in the depiction of his crucifixion “takes on a decidedly vaginal appearance.” I can’t wait to see what AB Elpidophoros and his Fordhamite “Theologians” would have to say on this issue… Will they use the word DESECRATION even once? Or will they follow their globalist satanic masters sheepishly?
Cambridge dean defends sermon that claimed Jesus had ‘trans body’
Dr. Michael Banner, a dean at Trinity College, has come to the defense of junior fellow Joshua Heath, according to The Telegraph. Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.
Heath reportedly argued during his sermon that historical artistic depictions of Jesus Christ back up his claim.
In Christ’s simultaneously masculine and feminine body in these works, if the body of Christ as these works suggest the body of all bodies, then his body is also the trans body,” Heath said during his sermon, according to The Telegraph.
The junior fellow also reportedly pointed out that, in another painting depicting the crucifixion of Christ, the blood from Jesus’s side wound flows to his groin. Heath’s claims left the congregation in “shock” and “tears,” according to The Economic Times. Some congregants shouted out during the sermon, calling “heresy” at Health’s argument.
The worshippers were openly disgusted by the statements, and some broke into tears when the controversial remarks were made,” The Economic Times reported.
Following the service, several members of the congregation were reportedly so upset that they sent letters to the dean.
I left the service in tears,” one churchgoer wrote to the dean, according to The Telegraph. “You offered to speak with me afterwards, but I was too distressed. I am contemptuous of the idea that by cutting a hole in a man, through which he can be penetrated, he can become a woman.”
Banner reportedly responded to the outrage by saying he felt Heath’s sermon and arguments were “legitimate.”
For myself, I think that speculation was legitimate, whether or not you or I or anyone else disagrees with the interpretation, says something else about that artistic tradition or resists its application to contemporary questions around transsexualism,” Banner said, according to The Telegraph.
[I] would not issue an invitation to someone who I thought would deliberately seek to shock or offend a congregation or who could be expected to speak against the Christian faith,” Banner reportedly added.
A spokesperson for Trinity College reportedly attempted to provide clarity by releasing a statement about the sermon.
The College would like to make clear the following,” a spokesperson said according to DailyMail.com. “Neither the dean of Trinity College nor the researcher giving the sermon suggested Jesus was transgender.”
The sermon’s exploration of the nature of religious art, in the spirit of thought-provoking academic inquiry, was in keeping with open debate and dialogue at the University of Cambridge,” the spokesperson reportedly added.