Inquest on the Shroud of Turin: Latest Scientific Findings

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This authoritative book about the controversial "shroud" of Turin, claimed to be the burial cloth of Jesus, presents overwhelming evidence that the cloth is actually the creation of a clever medieval artist. From the earliest known document that mentions the shroud - a letter from a 14th-century Catholic bishop reporting that the artist had confessed - Joe Nickell traces the historical, iconographic, pathological, forensic, and physical and chemical investigations of the purported relic. He details the microchemical tests ...

Inquest on the Shroud of Turin: Latest Scientific Findings 1998, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781573922722

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