Synopses & Reviews
First as a runaway bestselling novel and now as a blockbuster movie, The Da Vinci Code has captivated millions, its allegations against historic Christianity are colorfully portrayed--but are they true, or are they merely inaccurate accounts of centuries-old myths and heresies? Has the real historical record been suppressed? Were eight different gospels contending for the New Testament? Was Mary Magdalene really direct to lead the church? Does a secret society keep Jesus' bloodline hidden? Is the divinity of Jesus the fabrication of a fourth-century church council? How accurate is the research behind these and other assertions presented in The Da Vinci Code? This book will captivate your interest and stimulate your thinking as you investigate The Da Vinci Code. Included are riveting interview with four noted experts, provocative questions for reflection, sidebar information, Bible reference, and relevant quotes.
"Exploring the "Da Vinci Code"" takes you on a fascinating journey to London, Paris, and California with Lee Strobel and Garry Poole as they investigate the claims made by Dan Brown in his novel, "The Da Vinci Code". It provides quick, straightforward answers to the most troubling aspects of the popular novel and major motion picture, which is scheduled to release in theatres May 19, 2006. This outreach book is designed so readers can give multiple copies to friends, family, coworkers-anyone who may be struggling with the misconceptions fostered by "The Da Vinci Code". "Exploring the "Da Vinci Code"" is not to be confused with Zondervan's DVD Group discussion resource, "Discussing the "Da Vinci Code"". The latter links a DVD to a group discussion guide and equips group members to personally combat the misunderstandings that many readers of "The Da Vinci Code" have.
This guide will help Christians and seekers wrestle with key issues raised by The Da Vinci Code book and movie, gently leading them toward conclusions that are consistent with historic Christianity.