Women's Bible Study Group to Discuss 'Da Vinci Code'
Luebke, Nancy, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Nancy Luebke Daily Herald Correspondent
Women who would like to revisit "The Da Vinci Code" and explore its feminist message are welcome to join the women's Bible study at Word of Life Lutheran Church.
"The Da Vinci Code: What's Your Opinion?" will meet from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday for six consecutive weeks at the church, 879 Tudor Drive, Naperville.
During the first two weeks, "The Da Vinci Code" movie starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou will be shown. A study guide to explore the book and movie features historical records as well as information about Mary Magdalene and a secret society, written by Christian authors Lee Strobel and Garry Poole.
Discussion topics include "What Can History Really Tell Us?," "Can We Trust the Four Gospels?," "What's the Role of Women in Christianity," and "Is Jesus the Son of God?"
"The women's Bible study group has already studied significant women in the Bible. We look for things that women will be interested in today. For example, during session five when we look at the role of women in Christianity, we will discuss Mary Magdalene, who was one of Jesus' followers, and discuss what her role means for women today," said Judith Peterson, wife of the Rev. …