(Reported August 15, 2008, at the Ohio State University Shroud of Turin scientific conference).To still accept the old carbon dating, we must also imagine that a comprehensive twelve page article in the scientific journal (Jul/Aug 2008) is simply wrong.
The other reasons for fakery (not fraudulence, as it apparently wasn’t designed to deceive people) are given in a very nice article by the historian Charles Freeman that just appeared in “Circumstantial evidence also comes from the nature of the weave."Individuals from different ethnic groups and geographical locations came into contact with the Shroud [of Turin] either in Europe (France and Turin) or directly in their own lands of origin (Europe, northeast Africa, Caucasus, Anatolia, Middle East and India)," study lead author Gianni Barcaccia, a geneticist at the University of Padua in Italy and lead author of the new study describing the DNA analysis, said in an email. 1390, lending credence to the notion that it was an elaborate fake created in the Middle Ages."We cannot say anything more on its origin." Long-standing debate On its face, the Shroud of Turin is an unassuming piece of twill cloth that bears traces of blood and a darkened imprint of a man's body. However, the Catholic Church only officially recorded its existence in A. 1353, when it showed up in a tiny church in Lirey, France. (Isotopes are forms of an element with a different number of neutrons.) What's more, the Gospel of Matthew notes that "the earth shook, the rocks split and the tombs broke open" after Jesus was crucified.This site is maintained by members of the Shroud Science Group, a group of about 100 scientists, historians and researchers. If you are interested in joining the group, visit this link. Marinelli) The Shroud of Turin for Scandinavian Languages (N.