Gee, what a surprise! You mean science has finally proved that the Shroud of Turin is a fake? This notion has been batted around for centuries, based on numerous factors, so it comes as no surprise to those of us who are not believers in the Christian myth as “history.”
Years ago I posted an article on the shroud:
In its quest to create a religion to gain power and wealth, the Church forgery mill did not limit itself to mere writings but for centuries cranked out thousands of phony “relics” of its “Lord,” “Apostles” and “Saints.” Although true believers desperately keep attempting to prove otherwise, through one implausible theory after another, the Shroud of Turin is counted among this group of frauds:
“There were at least 26 ‘authentic’ burial shrouds scattered throughout the abbeys of Europe, of which the Shroud of Turin is just one…. The Shroud of Turin is one of the many relics manufactured for profit during the Middle Ages. Shortly after the Shroud emerged it was declared a fake by the bishop who discovered the artist. This is verified by recent scientific investigation which found paint in the image areas. The Shroud of Turin is also not consistent with Gospel accounts of Jesus’ burial, which clearly refer to multiple cloths and a separate napkin over his face.”
The shroud bears the image of a crucified man. Believers say Christ’s image was recorded on the fibers at the time of his resurrection.
The Italian Committee for Checking Claims on the Paranormal said Monday that scientists have reproduced the shroud using materials and methods that were available in the 14th century….