This is the audio of part of an informal lecture on the Da Vinci Code book and movie.
In particular this discussion deals with the potential impact of the novel on the culture, particular in an age when we as a culture we prefer to receive our history in the 'historical fiction' format.
An analogy is drawn between what this book does by massively revising the life of Christ and the history of the church, and what a similar hypothetical revision of the life of George Washington would look like.
Unfortunately, this is only the first part of the lecture, the audio cuts out about 10-15 minutes before the end.
Excellent! Excellent presentation, documented, humorous. I liked very much the transposition of the subject to the case of George Washington, etc. Very good the arguments from the Apostolic Fathers quoting the Bible before the Council of Nicaea, and the quotation from Pliny. Sadly, sometimes not very good sound.
I was converted out of paganism and the occult in 1993 and while I was initially Charismatic/Arminian in my theology, I became Reformed and Presbyterian through bible study and the influence of ministries like Ligonier. After teaching in local bible studies, and taking seminary...