1. With whom is Edmond Kirsch meeting in the Prologue? Why?
Edmond Kirsch is meeting with three representatives of the world's largest religions: a Catholic bishop, a Rabbi, and an Islamist leader. He is meeting with them in order to show them his discovery on human origins in order to see their reaction as to how this discovery will affect the faithful.
2. What is the essence of Kirsch's discovery, as revealed in the Prologue?
Kirsch's discovery regards human origin as well as the future of humankind. He claims to have discovered the answers to the two essential questions of mankind: Where did we come from, and where are we going?
3. Why is Robert Langdon at the Guggenheim in Chapter 1?
Robert Langdon has received an invitation to attend a special presentation given by his former student, Edmond Kirsch. The presentation is to be enacted at the museum.
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