1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

DaVinci Code

Discussion in 'Books & Publications Forum' started by Jimmy C, Jun 1, 2004.

  1. Jimmy C

    Jimmy C New Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2003
    Messages:
    1,250
    Ratings:
    +0
    Have any of you all read it yet? I just finished, easy read, exciting book, wacky theories. My personal favorites were that the participants of the council at Nicea (under Constantine) gathered the books of the bible to in essence keep women down. that Mary Magdelene was pregnant with Jesus's child (a girl) when Jesus died on the cross and that Jesus' blood decendents are alive to this day. that Mary M was the Holy Grail.

    I read it for two reasons, 1) I like a good thriller and 2) I want to be able to discuss intelligently with non believers or those easily infulenced by fiction
     
  2. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    21,321
    Ratings:
    +0
    Never read it, and have no interest in it, but I'm sure it's interesting and fulfilling reading, like "Left Behind", which I also did not read.

    No offense intended, I just don't have an interest in religious themed fiction.
     
  3. Jimmy C

    Jimmy C New Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2003
    Messages:
    1,250
    Ratings:
    +0
    No offence taken, many of my friends and co workers read it and I wanted to know what all the fuss was about. I was interested to see if anyone on the BB had read the book and their impressions on it.
     
  4. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
    Site Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2002
    Messages:
    7,120
    Ratings:
    +281
    Faith:
    Baptist
    My parents won't purchase any gift certificates for presents; they think its too easy and doesn't require any thought. They don't like buying books either.

    Well after many years my parents finally bought me a book for my birthday, guess what I got. :rolleyes:

    Yeah, I read the book... I was obliged to.

    It's a fair who-done-it thriller but was rife with dangerously twisted theology.

    I don't recommend it.

    I feel the same way about historical fiction, it's too easy to mix up the real with the fictional.

    Rob
     
  5. rsr

    rsr <b> 7,000 posts club</b>
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2001
    Messages:
    10,327
    Ratings:
    +448
    Faith:
    Baptist
  6. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    21,321
    Ratings:
    +0
    If I could find an animated gif of a dead horse getting beaten, I'd insert it here [​IMG]
     
  7. Johnv

    Johnv New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2001
    Messages:
    21,321
    Ratings:
    +0
    I take that back!!! Courtesy of another poster:

    [​IMG]
     
Loading...