Da Vinci Code Facts

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WELCOME : 

WELCOME “A CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO THE DA VINCI CODE” NASHOTAH HOUSE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

INTRODUCTIONS : 

INTRODUCTIONS Coordinator – Dr. Timothy Johnson Assistant Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament, Nashotah House Seminary Around the Room --Name --Occupation --How did you hear about this course?

CAMPUS BEARINGS : 

CAMPUS BEARINGS BOOKSTORE – CHARDY LIBRARY – DAVID SHERWOOD RESTROOMS PARKING QUESTIONS?

SYLLABUS : 

SYLLABUS Review Questions? Plan for the Course Complete the novel to maximize the value of the course

Purpose of the Course : 

Purpose of the Course Critique the biblical, historical and theological assertions made in the novel. Clarify the traditional apostolic witness regarding those assertions. Educate and Prepare members of the local church to respond.

PLOT OF THE BOOK : 

PLOT OF THE BOOK “A renowned Harvard symbologist is summoned to the Louvre Museum to examine a series of cryptic symbols relating to Da Vinci's artwork. In decrypting the code, he uncovers the key to one of the greatest mysteries of all time…and he becomes a hunted man.” --Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code Facts : 

The Da Vinci Code Facts Over 36 Million copies sold Translated into 42 languages 148 weeks on the NYT Bestseller’s list, back to #1 this week!! Movie Released on May 19, 2006 www.davincicode.com 12+ “responses” - See Bibliography

Key points from the novel : 

Key points from the novel Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene Jesus fathered a child The Bible was fabricated Jesus’ Divinity was based on a “vote” Dozens of “gospels” were burned Constantine “created” Christianity

VIEW THE TRAILER : 

VIEW THE TRAILER WWW.DAVINCICODE.COM

*20-Minute Break* : 

*20-Minute Break* Help yourself to snacks and beverages Brief Campus Walking/Visual

An Issue of Genre : 

An Issue of Genre Is ‘The Da Vinci Code’ a novel in the word’s truest sense? Is it historical fiction? The infamous “Fact” page “All descriptions of artwork, architecture, documents, and secret rituals in this novel are accurate.”

AUTHOR: DAN BROWN : 

AUTHOR: DAN BROWN What is Dan Brown saying? ABC News Interview www.danbrown.com Sequel: “The Solomon Key” due out later this year or early next

NEXT CLASS : 

NEXT CLASS Investigates many of the Biblical Claims Contained in the Novel Was Jesus a member of the Dead Sea Scroll Community? Did Jesus write the hypothetical work called “Q”? What does Shekinah really mean?

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