Wednesday, June 18, 2003


Here is Amy Welborn's review of the best-selling book The Da Vinci Code. Several people have written about how the book is very profound and provocative. Amy debunks that.

Here's a snippet...

Brown’s treatment of the Roman Catholic Church is unoriginal as well, as he uncritically repeats, among many other lies and distortions, the canard that the Church was responsible for killing five million accused witches during the medieval period.

And of course, there’s the whole, totally unfounded Divinity of Jesus Christ thing, which the experts in the Da Vinci Code coolly declare was invented by the Emperor Constantine as a way of shoring up his power:

Of course, the fact that both NPR and the New York Times raved about the book was a pretty big red-flag for me anyway.

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