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Getting dizzy trying to navigate the myriad Christian websites that make the case against “The Da Vinci Code?” Fear not, I’m here to guide you.

Some websites are simple and straightforward Q&As with Bible scholars and experts, like Amy Welborn’s online pamphlet, “The Da Vinci Code: The Facts Behind the Fiction.”

Other sites are full-throated arguments from a number of different Christian perspectives. The Christian magazine Planet Envoy has a long and lively de-bunking, plus an online discussion forum so you can get into the fray. Westminster Theological Seminary sponsors this website, which is replete with resources, study guides, and discussions.

The conservative evangelical group Focus on the Family has its own rebuttal site. Also, the Mission America Coalition offers online Da Vinci Code audio conferences, where pastors can consult with evangelical theologians on how to respond to the movie in their own communities.

And of course, closer to home in the story itself, the Catholic group Opus Dei has published its official response to the movie. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has its own Da Vinci rebuttal site,

Last but certainly not least, don’t forget to explore Beliefnet’s own extensive coverage of all things Da Vinci, including the full spectrum of opinions.

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