People love conspiracies. They love it even more when it involves politics, noteworthy people, or such institutions as Christianity. After all, isn't it exciting to think that there is some sinister plot that lurks behind what we don’t know, or perhaps, don’t want to accept? It is in this context that so many people have latched on to The Da Vinci Code, a novel by Dan Brown. People use it as a vehicle to express their doubts. The majority of this article examines fundamental issues that Dan Brown and others raise regarding the origins of Christianity.
Source: McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry, 2003. 31 pages.