Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 24, 2006
In his book, Dan Brown claims that the deity of Jesus was a fourth-century creation. This sermon looks at Jesus’ own statements on the subjects and then examines the three ways we can respond to those statements.
The Da Vinci Code Claim: “The deity of Jesus was invented at the Council of Nicea (325 A.D.).”
- A character in Brown’s book states, “Until that moment [the Council of Nicea] in history, Jesus was viewed by his followers as a mortal prophet. . . a great and powerful man, but a man nonetheless.