Was Mary A Prophetess?

We are told that angels are sent in the shape of human being. It is also stated that these means are only ways of communication between Almighty Allah and His Prophets. We also learn that Mary was also communicated some messages from God in these ways. Does that mean that she is also a Prophet of God?

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Was Maryam A Hermaphrodite?

A Sheikh has mentioned that according to his understanding, Maryam, the mother of Jesus, was a "hermaphrodite" (a rare form of living organism, plant or animal that has both male and female reproductive organs, inside or outside of body). He made this verse of Quran a base of his approach to this matter:

Then when she delivered her child Maryam (Mary), she said: "O my Lord! I have delivered a female child," - and Allah knew better what she delivered, - "And the male is not like the female, and I have named her Maryam (Mary), and I seek refuge with You (Allah) for her and for her offspring from Shaitan (Satan), the outcast. (Q. 3:36)
The part of the verse saying (Allah knew better what she delivered), according to him, is reference, to establish such theory on this matter. What is your point of view of this?
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