Friday, September 09, 2005

‘Da Vinci Code’ :Fact and Fiction

Members of the SMU Medieval Club welcomed students, faculty and guests to their first event of the year — “The Da Vinci Code: Fact and Fiction” — Thursday in Dallas Hall’s McCord Auditorium. Dr. Daniel Scavone shared his thoughts on the popular Dan Brown novel, reminding the audience that much of the book is “historical fiction.” Touching on topics from the Priory of Sion to centuries-old Christian logic to the varying faces of Jesus portrayed in the book, Scavone linked “The Da Vinci Code” to modern-day conspiracy theories against well-known public figures. [More]


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