Dr. Sprankle has a Christmas story for his students, but it’s a slightly different take on the New Testament’s tale of the virgin birth of Christ.
From Sprankle’s perspective, God is a rapist who exploited his authority to manipulate the Virgin Mary into carrying his child, which is “an unethical abuse of power at best and grossly predatory at worst,” he explained
Sprankle, an associate professor of clinical psychology and sexuality studies at Minnesota State University, posted his thoughts to Twitter this week.
The virgin birth story is about an all-knowing, all-powerful deity impregnating a human teen. There is no definition of consent that would include that scenario. Happy Holidays.
— Eric Sprankle, PsyD (@DrSprankle) December 3, 2018
“The virgin birth story is about an all-knowing, all-powerful deity impregnating a human teen,” he wrote Monday. “There is no definition of consent that would include that scenario. Happy Holidays.”
Folks who actually read the Bible were quick to point out the esteemed professor doesn’t have a clue.
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