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The Rough Guide to the Da Vinci Code

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Dan Brown's thriller The Da Vinci Code has created an extraordinary Christian controversy, with its sub-plots of the feminine in religion, the bloodline of Christ, the legend of the Holy Grail, and the role of sects like Opus Dei within the church. This Rough Guide explores and explains the context of the novel, including: How the early Christian Church edited' The Bible, ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 20th 2004 by Rough Guides Limited
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Greg
Sep 03, 2013 Greg rated it it was ok
Shame on Rough Guide for publishing such trash!
Just one example to show what I mean:-
"'The Last Supper' is based on the Gospel of John where the supper is over, the table has been cleared, and Jesus dramatically announces that one among them will betray him. There is no reason why there should be a cup or chalice evident in this scene." (from the Glossary at the back)

Words of sheer lying desperation!

Just look at the actual picture and you see -
1 - Quite a few untouched small bread rolls.
2 - 1 La
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Roger Buck
Jun 12, 2014 Roger Buck rated it it was ok
This is OK for something very, very basic.

But after numerous visits to Rennes le Chateau over 20 years, the best key I ever found to the mystery of Rennes was the anonymous French masterpiece Meditations on the Tarot.

Link to my review of the English edition of that here:http://corjesusacratissimum.org/2009/...
Mark
Apr 07, 2015 Mark rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great follow-up to reading the novel or watching the movie in order to sweep out some residual cobwebish confusion.
I especially appreciate these authors' pointing out Dan Brown's flights of literary license or nonsense. I wish that I had not read Da Vinci Code so long ago.
I even read the Glossary for greater gnosis.
Denissa Levou
Resulto algo esclarecedor.
Mohamed
Feb 17, 2013 Mohamed rated it really liked it
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Amazingly analysed, a thorough research that has to be read after watching the famous movie not before,
Nhadz Mohammad
Feb 17, 2011 Nhadz Mohammad rated it it was amazing
theoretically fantastic! great research!
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