"In defense of the Shroud"
are very strong opinions on the authenticity of the Shroud of
However, when I read about people discrediting it, I feel like it
my duty to put in a good word for it. I have been to seminars
the some of the best scientists in the world, including some from NASA
and Los Alamos National Laboratory, have discussed the mind boggling
complexities of the Shroud. I do not believe that it could have
made with human hands. It is too awesome. If satan made it,
on Doves suggested, then he made a big mistake, because it
many scientific people to believe in Christ.
The Shroud is precious to me because it helped restore my faith in the
Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Is it in Christ's character
physical evidence to help someone believe? I refer you to John
20:24-29 where Jesus showed his wounds to Thomas.
The disciple responded with the exclamation, "My Lord
and My God!"
I have plenty of amazing material about the Shroud. If
it, or has specific questions, I give John permission to give you
email address. However, if you don't believe that the Shroud is
authentic, it's OK. The most important thing is that you
I think we are splitting hairs, when we talk about long hair or short
hair, linen strips or a linen cloth. In Luke 23:53 it says that
of Arimathea wrapped Jesus' body in a linen CLOTH. Why
Gospel say linen strips (plural). I have heard theories that both
used (large strips around the arms and legs), but not in the
fashion that we saw in our Sunday School books. bc