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The Da Vinci Deception

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2005 Gold Medallion Award finalist! Was Jesus really married to Mary Magdalene? Did they actually have children who intermarried with the French royal family? Has the church been hiding the truth for centuries? In his best-selling work of fiction, The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown blurs the lines between history and fiction, giving the impression they are one and the same and t ...more
Paperback, 167 pages
Published January 18th 2006 by Living Books (first published April 28th 2004)
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Ruth E. R.
Feb 19, 2013 Ruth E. R. added it
Recommended to Ruth by: Viewing the film for 1st time
"A thousand times over, the death knell of the Bible has been sounded, the funeral procession formed, the inscription cut on the tombstone, and the committal read. But somehow the corpse never stays put.

No other book has been so chopped, sliced, sifted, scrutinized, and vilified. What book on philosophy or religion or psychology or belles lettres of classical or modern times has been subject to such a mass attack as the Bible? with such venom and skepticism? with such thoroughness and erudition?
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MVV
Feb 02, 2014 MVV rated it it was ok
A conservative biblically based renunciation of The DaVinci Code.
Read1000books
Lutzer does an excellent job of answering all the questions raised by the novel (and movie) by Dan Brown entitled "The Da Vinci Code" such as: Was Jesus married? Did He have children? Has "The Church" been hiding this, or other startling information, for centuries?? You will find the truth here. Highly recommended.
Jonathan Cardenas
Aug 24, 2013 Jonathan Cardenas rated it it was amazing
First book of Lutzer that I was able to read all because reading Dan Brown's novel made me question his basis for including historically inaccurate elements in his Da Vinci Code's book.
Lutzer was able to present credible answers using factual historical basis.
Jennifer Karch Verzè
the art historical content about papers, fibers, inks and Leonardo's brushstroke, drawing capabilities were well researched and valid. The rest was no great deal. If you take all the art historical content and make a document with it, then it's worth it.
Tiffany
Aug 17, 2012 Tiffany rated it liked it
The book got a little preachy at times, especially towards the end, but it's a good book about the history of Christianity as well as a well-written and well-researched refutation of The Da Vinci Code.
Hailey
Sep 21, 2007 Hailey rated it liked it
Very good book, but I overdosed on all the anti-Da Vinci Code books when the novel was big and am a bit sick of the whole discussion.
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Jan 31, 2008 Kimberly O'Meara rated it it was amazing
Love it! But I love a good conspiracy theory. I also enjoyed all the historical background.
Barbara Gard
not bad
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whatever
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Erwin W. Lutzer is senior pastor of The Moody Church in Chicago. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and Loyola University, he is the author of numerous books, including the Gold Medallion Award winner "Hitler's Cross" and the best seller "One Minute After You Die". He is also a teacher on radio programs heard on more than 700 stations throughout the United States and the world, including "S ...more
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