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Warnock deletes Easter tweet amid backlash

Added 04-05-21 12:29:02am EST - “Sen. Raphael Warnock faced criticism on Sunday over a tweet on? Easter, saying the "meaning" of the holiday "is more transcendent" than the actual resurrection of Jesus.” - Foxnews.com

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Sen. Raphael Warnock faced criticism on Sunday over a tweet on Easter, saying the "meaning" of the holiday "is more transcendent" than the actual resurrection of Jesus.

"The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ," the senior pastor of New Ebenezer Baptist Church's account said. "Whether you are Christian or not, through a commitment to helping others we are able to save ourselves."

There are about 2.3 billion Christians across the globe and Easter is one of the holiest days of the year that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. "In doing so, he conquered death and redeemed us from sin if we believe in Him," according to Christianity.com.

Allie Stuckey, an author and podcast host, tweeted, "There is nothing more transcendent than the resurrection of the God-man, Jesus. Literally: his resurrection transcends our finite conceptions of science & rationality. That the Word became flesh, dwelt among us, then was slain for our sins only to conquer death 3 days later?"

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