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The Canon According to The Da Vinci Code

An Interview with Paul Maier

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The rule for canonicity is that the gospels have to be written by eyewitnesses and their material must be coherent with the rest of the Christian message.

When Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code first caused a stir, White Horse Inn co-host Michael Horton interviewed Paul L. Maier, who coauthored The Da Vinci Code: Fact or Fiction? with Hank Hanegraaff. As their discussion is relevant to this issue on canon formation, we are providing it here for our readers. Dr. Maier is professor of ancient history at Western Michigan University and a much-published author of both scholarly and popular works.


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Issue: "Canon Formation" May/June 2010 Vol. 19 No. 3 Page number(s): 33-36

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