Truth and Fiction in the DA Vinci Code

Truth and Fiction in the DA Vinci Code : A Historian Reveals What We Really Know About Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine

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Presents an appraisal of some of the claims that are directly made or are embedded in the successful work of popular fiction by Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code. This wok discusses the historical truth behind the claims made in The Da Vinci Code. It focuses on the historical Jesus, the development of the early Christian church, and more.show more

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  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0195346165
  • 9780195346169

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"A very readable treatment of some very difficult themes."--Publishers Weekly "No less interesting than the book it is responding to.... An enjoyable and very accessible tour of a complex subject, Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code is a book that fans of Brown's novel will no doubt find just as engaging."--St Petersburg Times "A very readable treatment of some very difficult themes."--Publishers Weekly"No less interesting than the book it is responding to.... An enjoyable and very accessible tour of a complex subject, Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code is a book that fans of Brown's novel will no doubt find just as engaging."--St Petersburg Times "A very readable treatment of some very difficult themes."--Publishers Weekly "No less interesting than the book it is responding to.... An enjoyable and very accessible tour of a complex subject, Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code is a book that fans of Brown's novel will no doubt find just as engaging."--St Petersburg Times "A very readable treatment of some very difficult themes."--Publishers Weekly"No less interesting than the book it is responding to.... An enjoyable and very accessible tour of a complex subject, Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code is a book that fans of Brown's novel will no doubt find just as engaging."--St Petersburg Timesshow more

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