And he remained with him that night; for Jesus was teaching him the mysteries of the Kingdom of God. The Bride of Christ is a metaphor for the Ecclesia churchlikening the relationship between Christians and Jesus to a betrothal pointing to a future wedding, when Christians are re-united with Jesus. But a church of the second century would understand that this is a homosexual relationship and it wasn't a big deal. Once upon a time in a cheap Jerusalem hotel room, Jesus and Judas are spending their time away from Nazareth between hot, sweaty, carnal love and preparing sermons for Jesus' growing See, the emphasis is on a man betraying his status: Several theologians and Bible commentators have interpreted this passage as indicating Jesus's support for celibacy. For the first time in my ministry I felt it had to be.
Love in these contexts is interpreted as homoerotic love.
He has feminized himself. To believe that would be heretical. Looking forward to future releases!
The New Discoveries".