Conspiracy The Da Vinci Code Revealed
The Da Vinci Code Films
When the first Da Vinci Code film was released I was among the many curious millions around the world desiring to see how Hollywood filmmakers put the novel to work. Of course the many commentaries coupled with the wild accusations leveled at the churches created an almost media frenzy, and my suspicious mind took over. I have lived long enough to witnessed attacks after attacks on the churches launched by those with hidden motifs’ and spread by a network of ambassadors parading as news pundits but nothing more than the dark destroyers foot soldiers. While I desire not to carry any banner or build a defensive field for an organization, as they are perfectly able to do so for themselves, I do wonder if many are keeping their eyes open and realize that an attack of Christianity anywhere is an attack on Christians everywhere. What is new in this film is plain for all to see, films are watched in homes in every culture, tongues and race and this message of a church conspiracy will echo far and wide to reduce its power and influence. That the established church fathers are complicit in many unsavory historical episodes one cannot deny, but the attacks sweeps like a broom across the Christian frontier engulfing the innocent organizations whose goals are solely about spreading the good news of Christ.
The fact that the author of the now famousDa Vinci Code, Dan Brown an American thriller fiction writer remains unnoticed by vast sway of readers gripped by the drama of his best known 2003 bestselling novel. Turned into a blockbuster film, Brown's novels feature the recurring themes of hidden secrets, keys, symbols, codes, and conspiracy theories designed to appeal to an already suspicious audience and heaping scorn and rebuke on ancient and modern church leaders. Given that his books have been translated into some 40 languages, and as of 2009, sold over 80 million copies he seems to have bridged a gap for anything suspicious and cruel about the church and those who will stop at nothing to see the destruction and annihilation of Christianity. The first film grossed vast sums at the box office, an indication of almost cult like popularity for this kind of fictitious work. The first film was so popular, it created a great desire for more and of course the filmmakers did not disappoint with the recent release The Da Vinci Code part two. There no doubt this film based on Brown's novels “The Lost Symbol” and featured popular Hollywood actor Tom Hanks as the lead character also include historical themes of putting Christianity in the docks as habitual offender, designed to whip up controversy. Brown is reported to defend his books as not anti-Christian, claiming he personally is on a “constant spiritual journey”. Adding that his book is simply "an entertaining story that promotes spiritual discussion and debate" and suggests that the book may be used "as a positive catalyst for introspection and exploration of our faith
The world have what can only be described as a ravenous desire for anything dark, cultic and anti Christian which summed up the public's astonishing appetite for the second film, the long-awaited follow up to the prequel launched worldwide. A recent European research finding claims, people believe in Christianity if they grew up being suspicious, believing in dark things such as ghost, and witchcraft. This totally flies into the face of fully conscious broadminded educated and intelligent thinkers who made their decisions about God on fact not fiction. Mankind have an appetite for God because he was created with an innate desire to worship, and a study of the human experience reveals mankind disconnect from each other by vast sways of land or water developed some kind of worship system which worked for them. The even before Christian missionaries spread around the world to teach about the one true God, Yahweh. One only has to read the history of the vast Aztecs Empire, a people who dominated central and southern Mexico from the 14th to the 16th centuries in Mexico, South America far away form the Middle East where Christianity was born.
Browns latest novel, The Lost Symbol is predicted to become the best-read adult novel in publishing history. With leading stores reporting that they cannot keep up with demands, copies running of the shelves as much as19 copies a minute from displays next to food display shelves. The publisher’s are so convinced of novels success they have ordered prints of a million copies, the most in its recorded history. The Lost Symbol chronicled parallel successes to The Da Vinci Code; with the star Tom Hanks decoding puzzles and going on the run from shadowy forces, on this occasion the culprit are the Freemasons. The book nevertheless does not have smooth sailing into mankind consciousness as some commentators have branded the latest novel "unintelligent, imitative and bulky". While his supporters applauded the authors his ability to give his millions of fans what their hearts desire. For the publishing industry, the book's strengths and weaknesses were only being measured in numbers.
If Mr. Brown was keen on finding truth, being able to produce such a manuscript testify that he has the ability to research and come up with something more factual. Instead he paraded in wild speculation and interpretation feeding the media frenzy and an already suspicious world keen to unveil any conspiracy especially connected to the church. The author studied the human psyche and understood the underlying suspicious nature and embarked on a journey, not a spiritual one to discover truth but to exploit people’s suspicions to his own gain. The novels of Brown is worth millions worldwide and since 2003 Da Vinci Code his millions have multiplied and increased further through other illustrated editions, spin-off fictional journals and box sets. To many people Brown’s novels has become nothing less than a phenomenon and a must have. I among many remain unconvinced about the accuracy of the novels and question whether the soaring sales of Dan Brown books will have a beneficial effect on his readers.
The documented history of how we got the Bible in its present form is fascinating one and in fact starts thousands of years ago, as briefly outlined in the history of the bible. As background information, I recommend that you first review the discussion of this work, which covers the transmission of the scripture through the original languages of Hebrew and Greek, and the 1,000 years of the dark & middle Ages when the message was trapped in Jewish/Arabic/Greek and a little Latin. One other starting point for Bible history, is the advent of the scripture in the English language with the “Morning Star of the Reformation”, John Wycliffe. The questions which are burning on many believers minds, reading the novels or watching the films, “The Da Vinci Code” or “The Lost Symbol” whether Christ was married to Mary Magdalene, whether He had children with her, whether the affairs of the church was placed in Mary’s hands, that she should have been the head of the church? The conspiracy theorist saw the church destroying any evidence of the messiah’s marriage and family, any notion of a female church leadership, being complicit in refusing leadership roles to women. Based on the history of female roles in and outside of the church, one can see how a conspiracy theory can be easily formed, developed wings and spread in an untrained mind. Many interpret the bible at their own peril, while many seek guidance before they decode doing it falsely and spread a lie.
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