Who invented radioactive dating for turin shroud
[Religious Mysteries: 8 Alleged Relics of Jesus] According to legend, the shroud was secretly carried from Judea in A. 30 or 33, and was housed in Edessa, Turkey, and Constantinople (the name for Istanbul before the Ottomans took over) for centuries. So geologists have argued that an earthquake at Jesus' death could have released a burst of neutrons.
Below is a summary of scientific and historical evidence supporting the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin as the ancient burial cloth of the historical Jesus of Nazareth. Michael Fischer, adapted from the original article by John C.In this image, Pope Francis prays in front of the Holy Shroud, the 14 foot-long linen revered by some as the burial cloth of Jesus.The pope's predecessor, Benedict XVI, has described the cloth as an icon 'written with the blood' of a crucified man The researchers in the latest study describe him as a man 'who suffered physical trauma in a manner consistent with crucifixion after being beaten, scourged and crowned with thorns.' Scroll left to see an X-ray image of the face, believed to be that of Jesus by some, imprinted in the shroud of Turin The linen cloth, believed by some to have wrapped the body of Jesus Christ, has captivated the imagination of historians, church chiefs, sceptics and Catholics for more than 500 years.In Nyerup's time, archaeologists could date the past only by using recorded histories, which in Europe were based mainly on the Egyptian calendar.They used pottery and other materials in sites to date 'relatively'.