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DaVinci Code Author Left Out Most Controversial Part

DaVinci Code Author Left Out Most Controversial Part

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(KSL News) -- The author of the best-selling novel, "The Da Vinci Code" says he left out the most controversial part.

Dan Brown says he considered including material alleging Jesus Christ survived the crucifixion.

Brown claims that theory is backed by a number of "very credible sources," but he ultimately decided it was too flimsy.

The book does suggest Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married and had a child, but the church covered it up.

Liberal and conservative scholars have called the book's premise nonsense with numerous errors.

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