Vinci Code Reflection

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The person Mary Magdalene takes a very interesting role in the movie The Da Vinci Code. The whole point of the movie is to find the Holy Grail. However, the standpoint that this movie takes is that the Holy Grail is not a chalice of some sort, but rather is the womb of a woman, more specifically, the womb of Mary Magdalene. The reasons for the movie presenting this view are many. The movie sites several gospel stories that are in the Gospel of Peter and the Gospel of Mary, but are not actually in the Bible itself. In these two gospels, it says that Mary was the “companion” of Jesus and the literal meaning of the word “companion” at this time meant a spouse. The movie also puts out the idea that Mary Magdalene was actually in the painting of…show more content…
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