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Embarking on a Journey

My fascination with the Shroud of Turin goes back to the early 1980s when I first read Ian Wilson’s book, The Turin Shroud.  At the time this book seemed to answer the question I had often pondered, “Why does everyone think they know what Jesus looked like?”  “Everyone” does not of course think they know, but it seemed to me as if there must be some compelling reason why so much art, from at least the first millennium, depicted the face of Jesus in much the same way – the face we see today on those famous photographic negatives first taken of the Shroud in 1898 by Secondo PiaContinue reading Embarking on a Journey