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2014-02-06 23:23:25

Doctor Ross McRonald questions the final resting place of Jesus Christ in his new book. Miami (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Billions of people hold the belief that Jesus Christ died on the cross for the sins of the world. What if Jesus didn’t actually perish on the cross? Author, Ross McRonald makes this claim in his new book, “The Crisis of Revelation.” Inspired by previous works, such as” Holy Blood”, “Holy Grail”, “The Tomb of God” and “The Da Vinci Code”,...

2009-12-02 12:35:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- There is only one Dan Brown. And there is also only one "Secrets" team that has achieved worldwide bestseller success providing the curious reader with compelling and authoritative explorations into the thought-provoking ideas that lie behind Dan Brown's action-adventure novels. SECRETS OF THE LOST SYMBOL (William Morrow/December 22, 2009/$25.99 Hardcover/Also available early as an ebook from HarperMedia on December 1, 2009) is no exception. Once again...

2009-10-21 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A relic of Saint Mary Magdalene, often referred to as the Apostle of the Apostles, is making its first North American tour. The relic, a major piece of her tibia, will be carried in a reliquary to the United States by Father Thomas Michelet, a French Dominican priest. Its first stop is on October 22nd in Gainesville, Georgia at Saint Michael's Catholic Church where it will be venerated all through the night....

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2008-12-11 08:40:00

Franciscan archaeologists digging in the biblical town of Magdala in present-day Israel say they have uncovered vials of perfume similar to those used by Mary Magdalene, the woman believed to have washed the feet of Jesus. The group Studium Biblicum Franciscanum conducted the dig, in which scientists uncovered the perfumed ointments intact at the bottom of a dirt-filled swimming pool.  They were found alongside other hair and make-up objects, lead archaeologist Father Stefano de Luca...

2008-10-10 15:00:21

By MEG JONES Dan Brown's bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" posed the controversial theory that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, moved to France and fathered offspring who, in turn, spawned the bloodline that became part of French royalty. For the millions who read the book or watched the movie, it was either believable or just an excuse for a page-turner. But was it true? Documentary filmmaker Bruce Burgess is determined to find out. "Bloodline" -- showing Saturday and Sunday afternoons this...

2008-07-08 03:00:16

By Jascoll, John Jesus Christ Superstar has been a theatrical phenomenon for almost 40 years, with constant revivals all over the world. Surprisingly, the original show had a slow birth. During the summer of 1969, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice, both in their early 20s, wrote the title song to what they hoped would be a new album. They called it Superstar. If the single proved to be a hit, they would work on the rest of the tracks. It was, indeed, an international...

2006-05-17 17:26:53

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Christians may condemn "The Da Vinci Code" as historical rubbish but for churches that starred in the film, it is the Holy Grail of Tourism. Most critics panned the film when it opened at the Cannes Film Festival but the religious sites that acted as backdrops for the movie are enjoying an influx of curious pilgrims. "I suspect that we will have a very significant surge in visitor numbers for the next three or four weeks," said the Reverend Robin...

2006-05-17 09:01:35

By Mike Collett-White CANNES, France (Reuters) - Critics panned "The Da Vinci Code" on Wednesday ahead of the world premiere of the year's most eagerly awaited movie. Opening the annual Cannes film festival, Ron Howard's adaptation of the Dan Brown bestseller was described variously as "grim," "unwieldy" and "plodding." Even before its general release on May 18 and 19, the movie starring Tom Hanks generated much controversy as Christians around the world called for it to be banned....

2006-05-16 11:43:48

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government decided on Tuesday to show the controversial film, "The Da Vinci Code," to Catholic groups before taking a decision on clearing it for a scheduled release later this week, a spokesman said. There have been sporadic protests by some Christian and Muslim groups against the film, based on a bestselling novel which claims Jesus married his female disciple Mary Magdalene and had a child with her. "The (information) minister has said the film...

2006-05-15 08:00:03

Please read in paragraph 12 ... Gospel according to Judas ... instead of ... Gospel according to St. Judas By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It may be the last mystery left about "The Da Vinci Code" -- how did a work by a near unknown author and sneered at by some of literature's leading lights become one of the best-selling novels of all time? With well over 40 million copies sold worldwide and the film version of the novel set to open the prestigious Cannes film...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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