Below we have printed a greatly abbreviated
outline of the basic topic headlines
of each hall of the exhibition
.

For an additional general introduction to the Shroud
we recommend you
follow the link at the bottom
of this page
to the illustrated article:

 Shroud of Turin Info & Research Results

 

 
   

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Exhibit Contents Outline

Halls Subjects:

 

 
   

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Hall #1

What is the Shroud of Turin?
 

  • Physical depiction and description
     

  • What Characteristics indicate that the Image could be of Jesus of Nazareth

  • The marks of scourging

  • The crown of thorns

  • The wounds on the side

  • No bones broken

  • Expensive quality and weave of the cloth indicate it once belonged to a rich man (i.e. Joseph of Arimathea)
     

  • Is the Shroud mentioned in the Bible?

[Illustrations and texts accompanied by excerpts form the
Gospel accounts and Old Testament Messianic prophecy.]

 

 
   

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Hall #2

Where did the Shroud come from?
 

  • Retracing its history from the first century Jerusalem to the present
     

  • Rediscovery in Edessa and move to Constantinople
     

  • Captured by Crusaders
     

  • Protected by the Templar Knights
     

  • Preserved in France and Italy
     

 
   

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Is the Shroud a clever Forgery?
 

  • No traces of pigment

  • Image is a photo-negative

  • Anatomically advanced depiction

 

 
   

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Hall #4

Methods of Determining the true Age of the Shroud:
 

  • Ancient Middle Eastern production technique

  • The pollen trail

  • Vanillin degradation

  • Carbon-14 Dating
     

 
   

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Hall #5

Medical and Forensic Evidence:
 

  • Scourge marks

  • Nail wounds in wrist and feet

  • Wound on the side

  • Separation of hemoglobin and plasma

  • Death occurring soon after crucifixion            

[corroborating Bible texts]

 
   

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Hall #6

How did the Image get on the Cloth?
 

  • Chemical interaction, Radiation
     

  • The sharpness of the image strongly suggests that only a sudden burst of energy could have produced the photographically clear image.

 

[relevant Bible texts, i.e. “Behold I show you a mystery …
we shall all be changed, in an instant …“  1.Cor 15]

 
   

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Hall #7

The 'da Vinci Code' & Knights Templar Connections:
 

  • Debunking the theories asserting that Leonardo da Vinci was the creator of the Shroud.
     

  • “Last Supper” imagery: a depiction of the Gospel accounts.
     

  • Forensic evidence from the Shroud proves Jesus could not have physically survived the crucifixion
     

  • The Knights Templar and the Shroud of Turin

Please see also illustrated article:
A Non-Fiction Interpretation
 of
Leonardo da Vinci's the “Last Supper”
 

 
   

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Links to related pages:

Shroud of Turin Info & Research Results

A Non-Fiction Interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci's the “Last Supper”