(CHRISTIAN HEADLINES) – On Tuesday, a United Church of Christ reverend received backlash after suggesting that Christmas is ultimately about a message of feminist empowerment over the traditional Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and Savior of the world.
"Christmas season is about God choosing a woman to lead a revolution of re-organizing the structures of societal power by her leadership, tenderness, and faith," Rev. Jes Kast claimed on Twitter.
According to The Blaze, Kast's post sparked a barrage of criticism as commentators believed that she was undermining the sovereignty of God by focusing more on Mary instead of Jesus Christ.
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