A STUDY ON THE PRIORY OF ZION’S THEOLOGICAL SYMBOLISM

JAENUDIN, UJANG (2010) A STUDY ON THE PRIORY OF ZION’S THEOLOGICAL SYMBOLISM. Other thesis, University of Muhammadiyah Malang.

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Abstract

Novel is a fictional narrative prose of considerable length and certain complexity that deal imaginatively with human experience through a connected sequence of events involving a group of person in a specific setting. Meanwhile, the writer took Dan Brown’s novel “The Da Vinci Code” which is categorized as the mystery and detective novel that tells about crimes and mysteries. Furthermore, the writer formulated two problems to be answered, they were: Theological symbols which were used by the Priory of Zion, and the meaning of those symbols. This study used the descriptive qualitative research as the research design because there was no control treatment in this study as it is found in experimental research. Moreover, the writer used objective approach because the writer fully concerned with the object in the case of Dan brown’s novel especially the theological symbol. Furthermore, the object of this study was Dan Brown's novel “The Da Vinci Code”. Thus, after reading the novel, the writer selected some sentences which dealing with the problems. Then, analyzed into problem classification in order to get the valid data. Finally those data were drawn into a conclusion. The result of the study showed that there were nine of theological symbols used by The Priory of Zion. They were Pentacle, Hexagram, Madonna of the Rock Fresco, Last Supper Fresco, Holy Grail, Hieros Gamos, Baphomet / Horn, The Square Cross,and Mona Lisa fresco. Each of those symbols has a lexical meaning. They also imply certain theological meaning such as a concept of God, the truth of religion, the origin of religion doctrines, the history of religion.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Teacher Training and Education > Department of English
Depositing User: Rayi Tegar Pamungkas
Date Deposited: 01 May 2012 02:39
Last Modified: 01 May 2012 02:39
URI: http://eprints.umm.ac.id/id/eprint/3453

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