What to do with The DaVinci Code??

Here is a passionately argued critique of the Church's response to the upcoming DaVinci Code Movie. Some have said we should use this as an opportunity for evangelism. But this writer argues nobody is "buying into" the DaVinci Code because they are just seeking the truth, but because they simply trying to justify their rejection of Jesus Christ and his body, the Church. I think on at least this point he may be cloes to the mark. I also think he is right to say that it is a real shame if anyone should lose faith over this movie because (having read the book) the "theological" (I use this term loosely here) claims put forward are weak and self-contradictory. What should we do? Boycott? Protest? No, he says, we should go to the movies on DVC's opening night, just go see some other movie.

I don't know whether that is the right response, but this review did raise an interesting question in my mind. He says (rightly so) that this book slanders our Lord and mocks our faith and blasphemes our God. These are the reasons he thinks no Christian should lend it financial support for the sake of "engaging the culture." I was reminded that the Early Church was often slandered as well: they were called canibals (eating all that body and blood), and atheists, and other such things when brought before the Roman authorities. And they responded by blessing those who persecuted them, and by living as a community, a community of Jews and Gentiles, men and women, slave and free, all living together in such obviously love for one another - even to the point of sharing their possessions!! - that the Roman world couldn't help but take notice and eventually be won over. At the end of the day we will not "engage the culture" with the best and most eloquent words from the wisest minds, but rather with the power of the Spirit of God in our midst who is the Spirit of Love (eternal divine love between the Father and the Son within the eternal life of the Triune Godhead).



Anonymous Seven Star Hand said...

Is the world ready for the Truth yet?

The Vatican is proving that seeking the truth is a real threat to their dogma. They're so afraid of people uncovering the truth, that they are attacking another fantasy as a threat to their own deceptions. How enlightening, since this goes a very long way to proving that Christianity is based on lies. If it wasn't, they would be confident of surviving intense scrutiny. Since they aren't and since they have gone to such great lengths to suppress those seeking the truth over the centuries, their deceptions are, once again, laid bare for all to see. Only this time they are the ones to walk into a well laid trap...

What does "making the blind see" symbolize? Perhaps many more people are now ready to "open their eyes to the truth!" Now Christians (and others) can gain the wisdom to walk away from the folly of religion and seek to understand the truth about the Creator and the Messiah (me).

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Read 2 Thessalonians 2:11 and the verses that surround it. Why do you think this message is in the New Testament? Those who saw the truth dying as the new Roman religion was being imposed would have tried to warn others in subtle ways where it most counted! These ancient texts are mysterious because they purposely encoded hidden messages to bypass Roman censorship. See how the Romans treated the Jews, Zealots, Gnostics, and others, a.k.a. those who sought truth because they knew better than to trust the blatantly duplicitous and evil Roman Pontificate?

How can people trust the veracity of texts created by a Roman organization known for centuries of abominable evil? How can anyone expect that people who could so readily torture and murder others for seeking proof of the truth would somehow not lie to you? Why don't "the faithful" have enough discernment to understand that those telling a strong lie for power and profit would insist that you refrain from seeking the truth and "have faith" in their texts instead?

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11:49 PM, May 05, 2006  
Blogger Nance said...

An 'othercott' doesn't sound like a very rational response to a threat to the church's dogma... in fact it doesn't sound like much of an 'attck on another fantasy' at all. Neither does using the book as a chance for culture engagement; these two courses of action are, if you read, the main two focused on in numerous articles on CT, including the one linked to in the blog post...
However, you do have an E-Book advertised, so you are certainly both reliable and correct in this case.

9:59 AM, May 07, 2006  

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