**For Immediate Release**
Decoding “The Da Vinci Code”
-released by OPSU Campus Communications
By Rebecca Bichsel
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State University’s Sam Collins will go head to head
with the summer blockbuster based on the best-selling novel
The Da Vinci Code.
Collins’ will offer the course Christian Evidences
during the 2006 fall semester. He will discuss the existence
of God and the evidence that Jesus is God as well as answer
the many questions that Dan Brown’s immensely popular
and controversial novel has raised. The course will use
multiple sources in the search for the answers to these
questions, including the Bible and materials from Rose
Publishing, a publisher of Bible reference materials.
The course will be offered Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 8-9:15 a.m., and students can earn up to three
credits for the class. For more information about the course,
contact Collins at 580-349-2555. For a complete 2006 fall
class schedule, visit www.opsu.edu and click on the link
to the 2006 May interterm, summer and fall schedule. Contact
the Admissions office at 580-349-2611 or toll-free at 1-800-664-6778