INTD-105 - INTD-105 Opus Dei Prof Jim Williams The portrayal of Opus Dei in"The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown as a dangerous organization filled with

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INTD-105 Prof. Jim Williams Opus Dei The portrayal of Opus Dei in “ The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown, as a dangerous organization filled with fanaticism let many people wondering if these affirmations made by Brown were actually real. In “ The Da Vinci Code” , Opus Dei is described as an organization from the Roman Catholic Church that is extremely conservative and loyal to the Church, to the point of being capable of commit crimes and murders in order to preserve this tradition. In Dan Brown’s book, Opus Dei has great involvement with the assassination of Jacques Saunière, who was supposedly the head of an organization called The Priory of Sion, which main purpose was to unveil the true secret of the Catholic Church. By these means, the Opus Dei organization sent a ruthless killer to murder all of those members of the Priory of Sion. For these situations portrayed in Dan Brown’s “ The Da Vinci Code” , people began wondering how much truth was there in
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course INTD 105 taught by Professor Jimwilliams during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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INTD-105 - INTD-105 Opus Dei Prof Jim Williams The portrayal of Opus Dei in"The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown as a dangerous organization filled with

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