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The Mystery of the Shroud of Turin Challenges 20th-Century Science

Science  21 Jul 1978:
Vol. 201, Issue 4352, pp. 235-239
DOI: 10.1126/science.201.4352.235

Abstract

On the face of it, the very idea that the linen cloth in which Jesus Christ was wrapped in the tomb should have survived to this day would seem incredible. It demands even more of human credulity that the cloth bears a photographic likeness which would seem to be that of Jesus as he lay in the tomb. [From The Shroud of Turin by IAN WILSON]