[Resensi Buku] Angels and Demons

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Judul Buku : Angels and Demons

Penulis : Dan Brown

Penerbit : Pocket Books Fiction

Kota : New York

Tahun : July 2001

Jumlah Halaman : 569 hlm.

An ancient secret brotherhood.

A devastating new weapon of destruction.

An unthinkable target.

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization-the Illuminati. Desperate to save the Vatican from a powerful time bomb, Langdon joins forces in Rome with the beautiful and mysterious scientist Vittoria Vetra. Together they embark on a frantic hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and the most secretive vault on earth… the long-forgotten Illuminati lair.

“A breathless, real-time adventure… Exciting, fast-paced. With an usually high IQ.”

– San Fransisco Chronicle

“Dan Brown has to be one of the best, smartest, and most accomplished writers in the country.”

– Nelson DeMille


“… Since the beginning of the time, spirituality and religion have been called on to fill in the gaps that science did not understand. The rising and setting of the sun was once attributed to Helios and a flaming chariot. Earthquakes and tidal waves were the wrath of Poseidon. Science  has now proven those gods to be false idols. Soon all Gods will be proven to be false idols. Science has now provided answers to almost every question man can ask…” p. 25

Science and religion are not at odds. Science is simply too young to understand. p. 70

Page 111-112

“An eye inside a triangle.”

“It’s called the trinacria…”

“It’s emblazoned on Masonic lodges around the world.”

“The symbol is Masonic?”

“Actually, no. It’s Illuminati. They called it their ‘shining delta’. A call for enlightened change. The eyes signifies the Illuminati’s ability to infiltrate and watch all things. The shining triangle represents enlightenment. And the triangle is also the Greek letter delta, which is the mathematical symbol –“ Lanjutkan membaca [Resensi Buku] Angels and Demons