The shroud, which has a known history dating back to 1353, is about 14-feet long by four feet wide.It is called the Shroud of Turin because it permanently resides in the city of Turin, Italy, though on occasion it is exhibited elsewhere.The shroud bears markings that appear to be front and back impressions of a crucified man.Apparently, the cloth was folded over itself, one half above the man, the other half below.The controversial Turin Shroud, believed by some to be [Above: Negative image of the face on the Turin Shroud: Welwyn Hatfield Times: "`Were those the lips that spoke the Sermon on the Mount and the Parable of the Rich Fool?'; `Is this the Face that is to be my judge on the Last Day? The Shroud of Turin is a linen cloth believed by some to have covered the buried body of Jesus Christ.Accounts of Jesus' followers wrapping his body with a linen cloth are mentioned in all four gospels (Matthew , Mark , Luke , John ).
It is because once I post the first instalment of my Shroud of Turin News for that month, a subsequent post in that month, for example my next installment of my series, "The Shroud of Turin," will cover up that month's Shroud of Turin News and readers may not realise that I have added to it. Therefore I am reverting back to posting each item of Shroud news as a standalone item, without calling it Shroud of Turin News. As before, my comments are bold to distinguish my words from the article's."Lecture explores legendary Turin Shroud, which could show the face of Jesus Christ," Welwyn Hatfield Times, Paul Christian, October 25, 2013 ... Please kindly notify him if you see any articles - videos or links which are not biblical on Email. The Author of this website does not own or claim to own most of the articles videos and photos on this website. SIGN GUESTBOOK THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission. King James 2000 Bible (©2003) Disclaimer: The Author of this website is sadly a human being and can make mistakes.It is only "contentious" because most don't like the implications of the actual image of Jesus imprinted on His burial shroud.But as French zoologist Yves Delage (1854–1920), himself an agnostic, who was convinced by the scientific evidence that the Shroud was authentic wrote to the editor of the Revue Scientifique, that if it were anyone else but Christ, there would be no contention: "...In 2002, a team of experts did restoration work, such as removing the patches from 1534 and replacing the backing cloth.