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Shroud of Turin

More Than 1 Million Pilgrims Expected As Shroud Of Turin Goes On Display

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.20.2015 | Religion

The Shroud of Turin is back. Believers and skeptics alike have another chance to see the controversial Christian relic, which went on display in Tu...

An Authentic 1st Century Jerusalem Burial Shroud

James D. Tabor | Posted 03.19.2015 | Religion
James D. Tabor

What many do not know is that we do in fact have an unquestionably authentic burial shroud from a tomb in Jerusalem that has been carbon dated to the 1st century. Any consideration of the "Shroud of Turin" should begin with a comparison of what we know rather than what we might want to believe.

Finding John the Baptist (And Jesus too)

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

In the second episode of Finding Jesus, the focus is on John the Baptist. That being the case, this episode might be termed: Finding John the Baptist (okay, and Jesus too). And, within the quest for Jesus, learning all one can about John the Baptist is a fine place to begin.

I Didn't Know Jesus Was Lost

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 05.03.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

While the Shroud of Turin will be of little help in the finding of Jesus, personally or historically, the CNN documentary and the book behind it remind us of the problem of Jesus' being relatively lost to recent modern audiences.

3 Ways Relics And Artifacts Can Help Us 'Find Jesus'

Religion News Service | David Gibson and Michael McKinley | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Why are we so fascinated with any historical artifact — relics, as some call them — associated with Jesus? Even the most suspect claim of...

Pope Francis To Visit Shroud Of Turin In 2015

AP | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Shroud of Turin, the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus, will go back on public display next year. Pope Francis said W...

The Unsolved Mystery Behind The Shroud Of Turin Still Has The Power To Captivate

Religion News Service | LILLY FOWLER | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion

ST. LOUIS (RNS) A 14-foot-long stretch of cloth mysteriously imprinted with a faint, brownish image of a naked man and wounds that mirror those of a c...

Pseudoscience: Great for Business... But Not Much Else!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 09.24.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Whether it's the passionate religious fervor stoked by the Shroud of Turin or racist, anti-Native American revisionist history, these "controversies" will continue to exist and be maintained because they are a good business proposition.

Explosive New Shroud Of Turin Theory Explains Jesus Image

Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion

The Shroud of Turin has long been a source of reverence and intrigue. Considered one of the most important Christian relics, many believe it to be the...

Testing the God Hypothesis

Victor Stenger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

The existence of the God worshiped by most Jews, Christians, and Muslims not only lacks supporting empirical evidence but is even contradicted by such evidence. However, it need not have turned out that way.

6 Biggest Hoaxes In History

Edward Steers Jr. | Posted 07.23.2013 | Books
Edward Steers Jr.

Napoleon Bonaparte once famously observed "history is a set of lies agreed upon." For those who look for the truth, it is often far too easy to believe in fraudulent history and science when they tell us what we want to hear.

Research Dates Jesus' Alleged Burial Shroud To 1st Century, Suggests Its Real

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.29.2013 | Religion

After decades of speculation, new research suggests that the Shroud of Turin, one of the Catholic Church's holiest relics, may be the real deal. Be...

Can You See Jesus In This Bird Turd?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.25.2013 | Weird News

It isn't the Shroud of Turin. It's the Turd of Brooklyn. Jim Lawry of Brooklyn, Ohio, tells NewsNet5 that he's "amazed" by the image of Jesus Chris...

Six Questions for Linda Stasi, Author of The Sixth Station

Jill Rachel Jacobs | Posted 03.25.2013 | Books
Jill Rachel Jacobs

In her new book Linda Stasi reveals a riveting and provocative read, full of twists and turns, passion and conspiracies, while tackling a host of hot and timely topics, such as terrorism, Christianity, good vs. evil.

Was Jesus Married? 20 Conspiracy Theories About Jesus

TruTV.com | Posted 05.07.2012 | Weird News

The story of Jesus is well known in the Western world. But what details might the canonized version leave out? Some scholars now point to a few...

WATCH: What The Shroud Of Turin Can Tell Us About The Birth Of Christianity

Posted 04.05.2012 | Religion

Jesus may not have risen, but an art historian thinks he knows why the apostles believed. Thomas de Wesselow explains what the Shroud of Turin can ...

Was Jesus' Resurrection Real?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Religion

The Shroud of Turin was really the burial cloth of Christ, and it was responsible for making the Apostles believe Christ had risen from the dead, acco...

New Book Makes Stunning Claim About Turin Shroud

Posted 03.27.2012 | Books

A new book was published today in the UK, following what Penguin Books told The Bookseller was “Harry Potter-style security measures” to keep its ...

Shroud Of Turin Is Authentic, Experiments Suggest

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion

A series of experiments conducted by Italian researchers indicate the Shroud of Turin is likely authentic, but the team has not yet reached a definite...

7 Famous 'Unsolved' Mysteries Science Solved Years Ago

www.cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Some skeptics aren't going to be satisfied until they''ve sucked every last mystery from the world like the final gurgling slurps of a milkshake. T...

Can You Evolve On-Demand?

Steven and Michael Meloan | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven and Michael Meloan

We spend a lifetime learning the details of our culture and the tools of intellectual inquiry. But we invest virtually no energy in mastering our own consciousness.

Did Giotto Create The Shroud Of Turin?

The Independent | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

The Holy Shroud of Turin, one of the most venerated objects of the Christian faith, was in fact the work of the great Italian pre-Renaissance painter ...

Contagious Transcendence--The Christmas Truce of 1914

Steven and Michael Meloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven and Michael Meloan

A mysterious peace swept across the Western Front on Christmas Eve 1914. The Western Front, during World War I, was a system of trenches lined by woo...

Can the Commingling of Science and Spirituality Be Transformative?

Steven and Michael Meloan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steven and Michael Meloan

THE SHROUD is an adventure novel that explores the intersection between science and spirituality. Drs. Robert Strickland and Jordan Randall are genomi...

Pope All But Endorses Authenticity Of Turin Shroud

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TURIN, Italy — Pope Benedict XVI all but gave an outright endorsement of the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin on Sunday, calling the cloth th...