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The Da Vinci Code
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  • The threehundred-page draft—tentatively titled Symbols of the Lost Sacred Feminine—proposed some very unconventional interpretations of established religious iconography which would certainly be controversial.
  • According to these unaltered gospels, it was not Peter to whom Christ gave directions with which to establish the Christian Church.

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  • Nonetheless, establishing Christ’s divinity was critical to the further unification of the Roman empire and to the new Vatican power base.
  • These books can’t possibly compete with centuries of established history, especially when that history is endorsed by the ultimate bestseller of all time.
  • They began extending credit to bankrupt royals and charging interest in return, thereby establishing modern banking and broadening their wealth and influence still further.
  • This not only precluded further pagan challenges to Christianity, but now the followers of Christ were able to redeem themselves only via the established sacred channel—the Roman Catholic Church.
  • I suggest you cite your differences of opinion with the Holy See and establish yourself as your own Christian organization.
  • He would not dare abolish a personal prelature established by a previous Pope!
  • King’s College, established by King George IV in 1829, houses its Department of Theology and Religious Studies adjacent to Parliament on property granted by the Crown.
  • "And yet," Langdon countered, "it’s important to remember that the modern Church’s desire to suppress these documents comes from a sincere belief in their established view of Christ.

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as in: establish a positive tone. Define
create or start
as in: establish that there is a need Define
show or determine (cause to be recognized or figure out)
as in: establish the company as a leader Define
cause long-term acceptance, reputation, or success
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