“Turin Shroud is stained with the blood of a torture victim, new research shows – supporting the belief that it DOES show the face of Jesus”

 

The face of Jesus?
An artistic impression (by Dianelos Georgoudis) of the man represented on the Shroud of Turin
(Wikimedia Commons public domain)

 

Probably around forty years ago — yes, I’m that incredibly old — I read a fair amount about the famous Shroud of Turin.  Since then, unfortunately, not so much.

 

It’s still a very interesting topic, though.  And, conceivably, a momentous one.

 

I’m grateful to Matthew Wheeler for calling this item to my attention:

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4703018/Turin-Shroud-stained-blood-torture-victim.html#ixzz4nAtibZbl

 

It seems that I may have to start reading more seriously about sindonology again.

 

Posted from Honolulu, Hawaii

 

 

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