Re: Oil potpourri

From: wallyshoes <>
Date: Fri Aug 20 2004 - 21:29:02 EDT

George Murphy wrote:

> With regard to The DaVinci Code, I don't "get carried away by thinking his
> plots represent accurate historical accounts" because I know real history, &
> church history in particular, & know that Brown's version is mostly fantasy.
> The problem is that most of the people who will read the book know nothing
> of church history (& this includes most Christians, especially protestants)
> & don't know the difference. The result will be that a lot of people will
> think that Constantine had the New Testament written, that nobody thought
> that Jesus was divine before A.D. 325, & other lies. This kind of stuff is
> not harmless.

Over the past week, I read "The Da Vinci Code" and "Breaking The Da Vinci Code"
by Darrell Block. Together, they make for good reading. IMO


Walt Hicks <>

In any consistent theory, there must
exist true but not provable statements.
(Godel's Theorem)

You can only find the truth with logic
If you have already found the truth
without it. (G.K. Chesterton)
Received on Fri Aug 20 21:41:44 2004

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