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After finishing the Da Vinci Code, I was filled with curiosity about the many issues raised regarding the Catholic church, Jesus, etc. This is obviously in defense of what is written in the bible not a critical look at other theories surrounding the existing or, supposed missing gospels. It is interesting but having poor working knowledge of the Bible, I had to listen very closely.
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If you are looking for comfort and need to be reminded that all is well...read this book. If you are looking for answers that are not in the bible, then dont read this book. It all depends on ones belief on the credibility of the Bible. Was it edited? If it was, why? If you are looking for scientific or non-biased facts, understand this book is brought to you by the Catholic Church in a nutshell.
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The Da Vinci Code is a good work of fiction. Like most works of fiction it is based on some part truths and the rest is made up.This author seems to think that it is all part of a great plot to take people away from Christianity (not that the church needs much help in that today). And he takes much of the book to build up to that - it is fairly easy to see the way the book is heading from early on. The last chapter is the advertisment for Christianity and has nothing whatsoever to do with the Da Vinci Code.
The arguments deployed are weak and could just as easily be argued the other way to prove the theory. If this is the best that the church can come up with to disprove the Da Vinci Code there must be more to the Code that I thought. I started listening to the book with an open mind, suspecting that there would be some elements of truth in Brown's book and much made up. I am now left thinking that I want to read more to learn more about the Code; but not by this author.
Not a book I would recommend!
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