“No, no. Apropos of your last remarks, just to have a parenthesis or a footnote, one of the big deficiencies in Christianity is there is no theology of woman at all. Although the one thing Jesus needed, the one thing he needed, having decided to become human, the only thing he needed was a woman, and logically all priests should have been female, you know. But male chauvinists got in the way. And as some theologian said, you know - and this is a sideline but let me finish it. As you know it's theologically possible for God to have become a cow if he decided. He could be incarnated in a cow. But even if he had been incarnated in a cow, we men would have taken over, that's the extent. But we've no theology of woman and no theology of love, really human love, because it involves the essence of woman and I don't think we know that theologically.
But to get back to your main remark. You've touched on a very big question because you've touched on the idea of Church and the idea of the individual within the Church. Look, a few things are certain, dear. One is certain that Jesus left a visible presence behind him. All the evidence is -”
— Malachi Martin on William F. Buckley’s Firing Line —
Firing Line “The Jesus Movement”
Episode S0119 — Recorded on December 7, 1973
(Martin’s quote starts at 48 min. 22 secs. & finishes at 49 min. 29 secs.)
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