PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Reflect 014
 
Comments: 47
Article views: 1839
 
 
Latest Badges:


 
View all Reflect 014's badges.
 

The Shroud of Turin- Part 1- new research revealed

06 May 2014, 10:31

A recent series of articles in the Daily Mail focuses again on the authenticity of this remarkable relic and draws some striking conclusions.


In an article by Mark Prigg three main points are highlighted;

Researchers at an Italian University- Politecnico di Torino- have claimed the following;

.The Turin Shroud is REAL

.A Magnitude 8.2 earthquake occurred in Old Jerusalem in 33AD

.The Flood of neutrons released by this event could have confused carbon dating results.

. Neutron radiation produced by earthquake may have been responsible for imprinting an ‘x-ray’ image on the cloth.

Strangely, carbon dating tests conducted in 1988 suggested that the cloth was only 728 years old, therefor could not be linked to the resurrection so was most likely a forgery.   

This new research is published in the journal Meccanica.

The article continues;


Previously, scientists have suggested that neutron radiation may have been responsible for the ghostly image of a crucified man, but no plausible explanation had been offered for the source of radiation, up till now that is.

Professor Carpinteri’s team believes earthquake- induced high pressure waves in the Earth’s crust may be an overlooked natural source.

Read more at website below.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2556939/Did-earthquake-Old-Jerusalem-cause-Shroud-Turin-dated-incorrectly.html


Another Daily Mail article by Sarah Griffiths suggests that the many artworks depicting Christ’s death may be inaccurate as scientists studying the shroud claim the victim was suspended from a cross in a Y-shape position:  that is hands nailed above the head which would have been even more painful and would have most likely resulted in death by asphyxiation.

The researchers arrived at this conclusion after studying lines of ‘blood’ down the arms.

This was according to researchers from Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Pavia Italy. 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2595925/Was-Jesus-crucified-arms-ABOVE-head-Turin-Shroud-hints-crucifixion-painful-traditionally-thought.html



A third article titled ‘Is the Turin Shroud genuine after all’ cites one of the scientists involved in the investigation, Dr Raymond Rogers, who died in 2005, in a video made before his death, in which the US chemist reveals his own tests to show the relic to be much older – dating back to between 1,300 and 3,000 years ago. 

He was quoted as saying 'I don’t believe in miracles that defy the laws of nature.

After the 1988 investigation I’d given up on the shroud.

‘But now I am coming to the conclusion that it has a very good chance of being the piece of cloth that was used to bury the historic Jesus.’

He found the 1988 sample was a patch of material woven in to repair the shroud after it was damaged by fire. The shroud has been damaged by several fires since it was discovered in France in 1357 and was thought to have been repaired by nuns.


Dr Rogers said:  ‘The cotton fibres were fairly heavily coated with dye, suggesting they were changed to match the linen during a repair. ‘I concluded that area of the shroud was manipulated by someone with great skill, it consisted of different materials than were used in the shroud itself. So the age we produced was inaccurate.

Dr Rogers’s video will be broadcast in The Turin Shroud: New Evidence on the Discovery Channel – on BBC probably.   

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1168962/Is-Turin-Shroud-genuine-From-grave-startling-new-claim.html

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
47 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Bottle Stores and Pavlov's Dog

Along the KZN coastline there are many small towns that cater to holiday makers. But I heard a ridiculous story... Apparently, if you sell any alcohol, then you have to be 4km from any church or school.  Read more...

1 comments 104 views
Submitted by
Henno
A Step in the Right Direction, bu...

Today I would like to remind those of you who actually takes the time to read the opinions on here that the War we are fighting against injustice is far from over. Read more...

4 comments 113 views
Submitted by
AlanWright
Submitted by
soulink
Open letter to Mr Self Enrichment...

Before I lay my head to rest be rest assured like Charles Taylor and Muammar Gadaffi your days are numbered. All this will pass the era will and regime will change. Read more...

6 comments 1457 views
Submitted by
czoe
Is crime taking over this country...

The Police Force needs a bit of revamping, such that a mutual relationship is established between the community they serve and the Police Officers who are always in contact with the people.  Read more...

4 comments 341 views
Submitted by
Godless Heathen
Courtesy and Respect

Respect is earned, Courtesy is not respect. Read more...

17 comments 189 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2 TV Series for R250

Get 2 TV Series box sets for R250 and save up to R148! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Pre-order the Xbox One

Get this all-in-one entertainment system with live TV, movies, social networking and gaming. Pre-order now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on electronics!

Save up to 35% on electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.