StarBanner.com: Knights Templar depiction in "The Da Vinci Code" is "hogwash", say scholars

Amanda Greene reports on the mythology of the Knights Templars and their portrayal in books such as The Da Vinci Code. Is it fact ot fiction?

Many scholars would not agree with the depiction of the Knights Templar in The Da Vinci Code, according to Greene's article.

"It's fascinating literature," said Jim Megivern, a retired religion professor in Wilmington, N.C., "but it's generally recognized as fiction."