Monday, May 15, 2006

I wasn't going to say anything about The DaVinci Code

but I appreciated this article trying to explain its success. It's bad history. It's bad theology. It's bad fiction. So how did Dan Brown manage to sell a gagillion ghastly volumes?

According to Arthur Spiegelman, it met peoples' needs for everything they wanted in a book. Evidently, people are also looking for "alternate constructs of faith."

Click on the title. Maybe you can figure it out.

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