Revealing/Re-veiling the past: John Banville's Shroud
Also make sure the shroud
straps are securely buckled for operations.
While some believe that the 14- odd feet long linen cloth in Turin is the burial shroud
of Jesus, others call the cloth a medieval fake.
As a result, the shroud
is said to offer the right balance of flexibility and tear resistance to provide durable ease-of-use, and can be produced more cost-effectively than with previous material alternatives considered.
One of the most intriguing mysteries connected with Our Lord's life is what happened to the shroud
in which He was buried.
History suggests that the shroud
is the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, but "what saith the scriptures"?
During a visit to the Shroud
yesterday, Benedict did not raise the scientific questions that surround the linen and whether it might be a medieval forgery.
Looking at the shroud
, you think this man on the cross really did live," Paolo Moroni, one pilgrim, said.
And in 2005, American chemist Dr Raymond Rogers, considered one of the world's top experts on the shroud
, claimed it was between 1,300 and 3,000 years old.
For centuries, people have argued about the authenticity of the Shroud
The Turin Shroud
: The New Evidence Channel 4, 8pm It seems that every few years there is another opinion presented as fact about the Shroud
This documentary suggests he had something to do with the Shroud
for Jesso"is the story of Jack Jesso dealing with a boss who wants him dead and a business deal which is far from on the level.
The root of poverty is not with the working poor and the disenfranchised, but in the hearts and minds of people like Joe Impastato, who, generation after generation have been allowed to fashion the kleptocracy of neglect that now hangs like dark shroud
over the City that Care Forgot.
For most people, the historic Italian city of Torino--Turin in English--is known mainly for housing the shroud
reputed to be Jesus Christ's burial cloth.