The Da Vinci Code is a modern-day publishing phenomenon. With millions of copies in print, it is the most popular adult novel of the 21st century. Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown tells us that " all descriptions of documents and secrets rituals... are accurate. " But are they? Many scholars and theologians have attacked the book and the " facts " on which it is based. Some claim that Brown is anti-Catholic. Book clubs, reading groups, dedicated web sites and countless reviews and articles in magazines and newspapers worldwide have fueled the fire, making The Da Vinci Code not only the most successful book of its kind ever, but also the most controversial.