The shroud was found near the Old City of Jerusalem
So: It has a different weave. That doesnt prove anything.
I am sure people with different pocketbooks could afford different weave shrouds.
$64 question: “Does it hold the image of a human?”
Quite the coincidence that this is all of the sudden “found”.
I woudn’t put much credence in anythng the BBC reports on concerning Christianity. For one thing Jesus was buried in a rich man’s tomb (Joseph of Arimethea) as predicted in Isaiah 53...not in the field of blood where Judas committed suicide.
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And they STILL can’t find Obama’s birth certificate!
Hinnom Valley? Nice dodge of calling it something more piquant ... Gehenna. This was not a well liked man.
Diseased with two of the primary scourges of the time? Not a wealthy man, or a rather intemperate one, perhaps both.
Sealed burial chamber? Sealed? There was more than disease, that those who buried him didn't want getting out.
Simpler cloth, that is supposed to somehow undermine authenticity of the Shroud of Turin? Given all the above, I'd say he was lucky to have been wrapped in any sort of cloth at all, and not dumped in Gehenna and burned with the rest of the rubbish and animal carcasses.
I have looked into the Shroud of Turin quite a bit. I have several videos etc. I believe it to be the real deal. The carbon dating they did has real problems and does NOT rule it out. There are so MANY things about it that can not be explained any other way. So we already know where the real burial cloth of Jesus is. I don’t know what this one is but it’s not the original.
I think it’s interesting this was found, and a shame that some news outlets/people just can’t resist the urge to get a dig in.
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Fragments??? How then do they know it was a shroud???
You don't get wrapped in a shroud...It's one piece...Starts at the foot on the front, goes up over the head and down the back to the back of the feet...
Apparently what they found were fragments of some cloth...And of the weave that was used in those days...
What is the big deal about the Shroud? Are we supposed to worship it or something? I just can’t find any mention of that in my Bible.