Category Archives: Historical Jesus

Articles on Jesus of Nazareth as a historical figure, focusing on the historicity of his resurrection from the dead.

Shroud of Turin – Carbon Dating Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. This witness is complex, filled with as much passion and fervor as scientific analysis … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin – Forensic Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. The Shroud of Turin is the most studied relic in antiquity…if at … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin – Sudarium of Oviedo Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. When we consider the “possibilities” of the Shroud it may be meaningful … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin – Textile Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. Since 1578 the “sindon,” or Shroud, has been housed in a Turin, … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin – Iconography Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. Per Wikipedia, “Iconography is the branch of art history that studies the identification, … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin – Historical Witness

This post is part of a multi-part series investigating the evidence and arguments surrounding the Shroud of Turin. See the first post, Shoud of Turin, Could it Be Real?,  for an index. There is substantial agreement among researchers on the historical record of the Shroud of Turin … Continue reading

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Shroud of Turin, Could it be Real?

For good reason, many of us look at relics and historic religious artifacts with great skepticism. The Shroud of Turin, which many Christians assert to be the burial cloth of Jesus, should be viewed with the same critical eye…and it has … Continue reading

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