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The Shroud of Turin's Earlier History: Part Three: The Shroud of Constantinople Part 1 of this survey began an admittedly sympathetic summary of Ian Wilson’s theory (updated) that Jesus’ NT burial shroud was quietly preserved from antiquity, but only gradually introduced into Christian traditions as The Holy Image of Edessa. This was a famous cloth on which Jesus supposedly imprinted his face and sent to 1st century King Abgar V in Edessa (modern Urfa in Turkey. Type: Post
Article Categories : Contemporary Issues, New Testament Era
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Resurrection
The Shroud of Turin’s Earlier History: Part 4: To Little Lirey This final part of the Shroud of Turin’s Earlier History addresses the means by which it left Constantinople in the east (in or not long after 1204) and reappeared about 150 years later in the little village of Lirey, France. The relic’s “good” history is acknowledged by almost all to begin about 1355 when a minor French nobleman with an outstanding reputation, Geoffrey de Charny, is believed to be the cloth’s first certain owner... Type: Post
Article Categories : New Testament Era
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Lirey, Resurrection
Some Ruminations on the Shroud of Turin Because the Shroud of Turin has received much public attention in the news, on television and on the Internet, it needs little introduction. However, there has not been much truly recent news about the Shroud in the popular media, so I thought it was time to see if anything had slipped under my radar. Type: Post
Article Categories : Contemporary Issues, New Testament Era
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The Shroud of Turin's Earlier History: Part One: To Edessa If Biblical Archaeology is defined loosely as “the study of the ancient things related to the Bible,” then surely the sindon, linen used to wrap Jesus’ body in death, has to be of interest. Most informed Christians now know that there is a serious candidate, the Shroud of Turin. Type: Post
Article Categories : Contemporary Issues, New Testament Era
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Resurrection, Edessa
The Shroud of Turin's Earlier History: Part Two: To the Great City The Shroud of Turin's Earlier History is a four part review of the historical evidence for the Shroud of Turin from the 1st century to the beginning of the 15th. In Part 1 a mysterious picture slowly emerges from antiquity as a cloth on which Jesus supposedly imprints his face and sends to a king in the northern Mesopotamian city of Edessa. But during the 8th through 10th centuries additional evidence suggests that this is a large, folded cloth depicting Christ's full, bloodied body. Type: Post
Article Categories : Contemporary Issues, New Testament Era
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Edessa, Resurrection
Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part II The results of the 1988 radiocarbon dating were shocking to many Shroud watchers... Type: Post
Article Categories : New Testament Era
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Carbon 14, Resurrection
Latest Developments on the Shroud of Turin: Part I ABR subscribers and readers may have noticed that interest in the Shroud of Turin continues in scientific and historical researches, books, articles, conferences, TV documentaries, etc. Type: Post
Article Categories : New Testament Era
Tags : shroud of turin, carbon 14, resurrection
First Century Burial Casts Doubt on Shroud of Turin Researchers said Wednesday for the first time they have found what they believe to be pieces of a burial shroud from the time of Jesus. The find is of importance because tests on the shroud and the body it wrapped revealed the earliest proven case of leprosy in the Old City of Jerusalem... Type: Post
Article Categories : New Testament Era
Tags : shroud of turin, carbon 14, resurrection
Shroud of Turin to Go on Display Again in 2010 "Pope Benedict XVI announced during a June 2 audience with pilgrims from Turin that he had approved the shroud's removal from its protective casket for display to the public in the spring of 2010 ..." Type: Post
Further Challenges to the Shroud of Turin Carbon 14 Dating "A Colorado couple researching the shroud dispute radiocarbon dating of the alleged burial cloth of Jesus, and Oxford has agreed to help them reexamine the findings. http://www.latimes.com/news ..." Type: Post
Lab agrees to test Shroud of Turin for new theory "A leading researcher on the 14-foot-long linen sheet, has persuaded the Oxford laboratory that dated the Shroud to the 13th or 14th Century to revisit the question of its age. http://www. ..." Type: Post
Italian Scientists Assert Shroud of Turin is Authentic Italian scientists have conducted a series of advanced experiments which, they claim, show that the marks on the Shroud of Turin - purportedly left by the imprint of Christ's body- could not possibly have been faked with technology that was available in the medieval period. Type: Post
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Shroud of Turin on Display in 2010 More than two million of the faithful, undecided or merely curious are expected to converge on Turin Cathedral, when the most famous religious relic in the world goes on display for only the sixth time in 100 years... Type: Post
Tags : shroud of turin, carbon 14
Traces of Aramaic Writing Found on Shroud of Turin As Pope Benedict confirmed his intention to visit the Shroud of Turin next year, French scientist Thierry Castex has revealed that he has found traces of Aramaic on the Shroud... Type: Post
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Interview with Shroud of Turin researcher Father Gianfranco Berbenni "Father Gianfranco Berbenni, titular professor of the course titled "Science and Theology in Face of the Holy Shroud," in the Science and Faith master's program of the Regina Apostoloru ..." Type: Post
New Tests Reveal Shroud of Turin is not a Forgery The Turin Shroud is not a medieval forgery, as has long been claimed, but could in fact date from the time of Christ's death, a new book claims. Type: Post
Tags : Shroud of Turin, Carbon 14
2000 Year-Old Middle Eastern Pollen Found on the Shroud of Turin According to university researchers the pollen found in the Turin Shroud corresponds to that of flowers used for funerals in Asia Minor 2000 years ago. Type: Post
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The Historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: Part 2 “And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty, and your faith is also empty” (1 Cor 15:14). For Christians the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the foundation of our faith. Apart from the resurrection, there is no gospel, no good news for a despairing world. Type: Post
Article Categories : General Apologetics, New Testament Era
Tags : Resurrection, Easter, Jesus Seminar
BLOODLINE: Serious Documentary or Hollywood Hoax? Incontrovertible proof to refute Christianity? Type: Post
Article Categories : Contemporary Issues, New Testament Era
Tags : dan brown, da vinci code, priory of sion, knights templar, mary magdalene, resurrection
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