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The truth behind the Da Vinci code : a historian explores what we really know about Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine

Author: Bart D Ehrman
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an appraisal of some of the claims that are directly made or are embedded in the successful work of popular fiction by Dan Brown, "The Da Vinci Code". This wok discusses the historical truth  Read more...

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Named Person: Dan Brown; Constantine, Emperor of Rome; Constantine, Emperor of Rome; Mary Magdalene, Saint; Jesus Christ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bart D Ehrman
ISBN: 0195181409 9780195181401
OCLC Number: 59192152
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION PART I: THE EMPEROR CONSTANTINE, THE NEW TESTAMENT, AND THE OTHER GOSPELS CHAPTER ONE: THE ROLE OF CONSTANTINE IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY CHAPTER TWO: THE DISCOVERIES OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS AND THE NAG HAMMADI LIBRARY CHAPTER THREE: THE OTHER GOSPELS CHAPTER FOUR: CONSTANTINE AND THE FORMATION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT CANON PART II: JESUS AND MARY MAGDALENE CHAPTER FIVE: THE HISTORICAL SOURCES FOR JESUS CHAPTER SIX: THE HISTORICAL JESUS OF OUR SOURCES CHAPTER SEVEN: JESUS, MARY MAGDALENE, AND MARRIAGE CHAPTER EIGHT: THE FEMININE IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY EPILOGUE
Responsibility: Bart D. Ehrman.

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"A very readable treatment of some very difficult themes."--Publishers Weekly"No less interesting than the book it is responding to.... An enjoyable and very accessible tour of a complex subject, Read more...

 
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