There’s a way to read this…

Nah. No commentary. I’ll just piss people off, to no good purpose. So I’ll just quote you what Roger Ebert says, and let you mull the implications for yourself. You are smart people, you’ll see ’em:

In a disputed translation of the apocryphal Gospel of Philip, found on a Nag Hammadi scroll in 1945, we may read: And the companion of the Saviour was Mary Magdalene. Christ loved Mary more than all the disciples, and used to kiss her often on her mouth. The rest of the disciples were offended by it and expressed disapproval. They said to him, “Why do you love her more than all of us?” The Saviour answered and said to them, “Why do I not love you like her?”

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