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Shroud of Turin

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

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.25.2014 | 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...

As Controversy Lingers, Shroud Of Turin Still Draws A Crowd

Religion News Service | Francis X. Rocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service TURIN, Italy (RNS) As hoteliers and souvenir vendors from Lourdes to Mexico City can readily attest, a sacr...

Science and Belief in Turin

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nina Burleigh

The Shroud of Turin is only the most famous product of a thriving trade in alleged Biblical relics in the Holy Land, which today is a million-dollar business "verified" through the scientific lens of archaeology.

Shroud Of Turin Going Back Up Before The Public

AP | FRANCESCO MANETTI and FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

TURIN, Italy — The long linen with the faded image of a bearded man is the object of centuries-old fascination and wonderment, and closely kept ...

The Real Face Of Jesus: History Channel Special Examines Shroud Of Turin (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Last night, the History Channel aired "The Real Face Of Jesus," a documentary featuring the work of computer artists who recreated the face of Jesus i...

Shroud Of Turin Reproduced; Italian Group Says Relic Is Man-Made, Fake

AP | By ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME (AP)-- Scientists have reproduced the Shroud of Turin -- revered as the cloth that covered Jesus in the tomb -- and say the experiment proves the...

Barbara Frale, Vatican Historian, Says Shroud of Turin Is Real

AP | ARIEL DAVID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — A Vatican researcher has rekindled the age-old debate over the Shroud of Turin, saying that faint writing on the linen proves it was the ...

Shroud Of Turin Was Hidden By Knights Templar: Vatican

Times Of London | Richard Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Medieval knights hid and secretly venerated The Holy Shroud of Turin for more than 100 years after the Crusades, the Vatican said today in an announce...