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Opinion Raphael Warnock slammed for 'heretical' tweet saying 'meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection' of Jesus

18:05  05 april  2021
18:05  05 april  2021 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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Sen. Raphael Warnock was slammed over a since-deleted tweet saying "the meaning of Easter is more transcendent" than the resurrection of Jesus.

  Raphael Warnock slammed for 'heretical' tweet saying 'meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection' of Jesus © Provided by Washington Examiner

“Warnock deleted his heretical tweet. He should delete Reverend in front of his name too,” constitutional law attorney Jenna Ellis tweeted on Easter Sunday.

Her comment came in response to Warnock tweeting: “The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Whether you are Christian or not, through a commitment to helping others we are able to save ourselves.”

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The tweet was posted by Warnock's staff and was not approved before it was published, according to the Georgia senator's office.

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Easter is one of the most sacred holidays for Christians, marking when Jesus was resurrected from the dead following His crucifixion.

Others joined Ellis in criticizing Warnock, who is an ordained minister, with some also accusing him of heresy.

However, MSNBC’s Joy Reid defended the Georgia senator before the tweet was deleted and condemned Ellis for accusing Warnock of heresy.

“This lady is literally calling the pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church -- The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church -- a heretic. This actually happened today. Madame, I'm gonna take @ReverendWarnock's take, as a pastor and a scholar on the Word over yours, if you don't mind,” Reid tweeted in response to Ellis.

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Warnock also posted another Easter message, remembering Martin Luther King Jr. on the 53rd anniversary of his assassination.

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