The Da Vinci Code Revisited

A Conclusive Refutation of the Sinister, Widespread Lie

Non-Fiction - Inspirational
346 Pages
Reviewed on 05/31/2014
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Author Biography

Christopher Hugh Kawal Persaud was born in Guyana (formerly British Guiana) on the South American continent. He immigrated to the USA in 1982 along with his wife Pamela and two sons Duane and Jason. A third son, Justin, was born in New York in 1991.

Christopher has been engaged in the accounting and financial services disciplines for many decades; firstly in Guyana where he held executive positions in one of the country’s leading full-service banks. He also sat as director on the Board of one of Guyana’s foremost mortgage and loan institutions. Persaud is presently Grants Administrator of a group of federally qualified health centers in Essex County, New jersey, USA. Prior to his current job, Christopher worked at the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP), the world-renowned performing rights organization, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art (the MET), probably the largest private museum in the Western Hemisphere.

Persaud is a Christian apologetics writer whose main areas of focus are Bible Prophecy and Origins Theory. He has written six (6) full length books to date, three of which have won international awards (5 Awards in all).

Persaud’s other books are God in Our Midst: Making the Most Important Decision of Your Life (Xlibris Corporation, USA, 2003); Famous People Speak About Jesus: A Compendium of Expressions of Praise & Reverence (Xlibris Corporation, USA, 2004) and Transformed Lives: 50 Stories of the Miracle of Christian Conversion (Xlibris Corporation, USA, 2005)

Christopher is a published poet whose work appears in a number of international poetry anthologies. He expects to publish his first collection of poems, Windows of My Mind: 50 Poetic Expressions, in the near future.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mary C. Blowers for Readers' Favorite

I enjoyed reading The Da Vinci Code Revisited by Christopher H.K. Persaud. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown is advertised to be a novel, but comes across as based on truth. Great danger is at hand for Christians and unbelievers who may be taken in by its heresies. Drawing in influences like the radical feminist movement, and the surge in interest in paranormal, witchcraft, and supernatural thrillers, Brown spins a tale which is nothing if not controversial.

As Persaud writes, there is much false information in Brown’s book when compared to recorded and available historical accounts. There is much discrepancy between what is said to be the history of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi texts and what anyone can read in the news. Most shocking is the persistent rumor that the holy grail is actually Mary Magdalene as a vessel for the child of Jesus Christ since, as it states in Brown’s novel, they were married and continued the bloodline which survives to the current day. A number of these errors grew from some assuming the Nag Hammadi books to be equivalent to the canonized Christian Bible, and that the church had purposely left them out because they were at odds with its agenda. But as Persaud shows, these supposed “lost gospels” were written much later than the eyewitness period and do not even bear the names of the actual writers or agree with the canonized books. It was common in those days to take the name of a famous person, say the apostle Thomas, and apply his name to your book. People then gave it more credence and, ultimately, could drive people away from the church since it was not in agreement or support of the true gospel.

The first, larger section of The Da Vinci Code Revisited deals with the errors in the novel, and the second section deals with who Christ really is. It provides valuable instruction and many prophecies in support of the bodily resurrection of Christ which, of course, were later fulfilled. A chapter is devoted to a description of the true Christian and his relationship with Christ. Attributes include abhorrence of evil, an attitude of love, and continual prayer. This is not an easy or quick read, but contains all you need to debunk the popular but heretical book, The Da Vinci Code. Revisit it today and see the proof for yourself. 5 stars.