Demystifying 'Da Vinci'

Join Robin Griffith-Jones, the master of London's Temple Church, former chaplain at Lincoln College, Oxford University, and author of two books on the Bible, on a video grail quest in search of the truth behind "The Da Vinci Code." Watch segment #1 to the right; then click to continue through all six segments.
In his new book, Robin Griffith-Jones expands on all these questions.
Read an Excerpt
In an excerpt, the master invites us along for the quest.
The master explores Constantine's role in deifying Jesus.
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